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 Bill Status of SB3937  97th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Pamela J. Althoff

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/1-4from Ch. 46, par. 1-4
10 ILCS 5/19A-15

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that, if the last day of the filing period for petitions for nomination is the day before a State holiday, the Board may, by proclamation, authorize the office in which petitions must be filed to remain open until noon (instead of 5:00 P.M.) on the last day of the filing period. Provides that the proclamation must be issued before the first day for circulating petitions for nomination for that filing period, except that a proclamation for the 2013 consolidated election period must be issued within 7 business days after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that polling places for early voting may remain open from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (instead of 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.) on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  11/14/2012SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  11/14/2012SenateFirst Reading
  11/14/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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