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 Bill Status of SB2083  101st General Assembly

Short Description:  ELEC CODE-PETITIONS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather A. Steans and Ann Gillespie

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/1A-60 new
10 ILCS 5/7-10from Ch. 46, par. 7-10
10 ILCS 5/8-8from Ch. 46, par. 8-8
10 ILCS 5/10-5from Ch. 46, par. 10-5
65 ILCS 20/21-28from Ch. 24, par. 21-28

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Requires the State Board of Elections to create a pilot program to allow petition signatures to be gathered electronically. Provides that a statement of candidacy shall include a space for a candidate to include his or her telephone number and email address. Provides that a candidate's petition for countywide office in Cook County must contain at least 5,000 but not more than 10,000 signatures (rather than the number of signatures equal to .5% of the qualified electors of his or her party who cast votes at the last preceding general election in Cook County). Amends the Revised Cities and Villages Act of 1941. Provides that a petition for nomination for mayor of Chicago must be signed by at least 5,000 but not more than 10,000 legal voters of the city (rather than 12,500).

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/20/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  3/5/2019SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/5/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/5/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/6/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  3/6/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 To Subcommittee on Election Law
  3/6/2019SenateTo Subcommittee on Election Law
  3/22/2019SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 28, 2019
  3/28/2019SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  3/28/2019SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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