Synopsis As Introduced Amends various Acts and Codes. Changes all statutory references of alderman and aldermen to alderperson and alderpersons. Changes all statutory references of congressman to congressperson. Makes conforming changes.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Election Code. Makes changes concerning the verification of voter signatures. Provides that each political party, candidate and qualified civic organization shall be entitled to have present one pollwatcher for each panel of election judges at each place where vote by mail voters' ballots are processed. Makes changes to the Judicial Circuits Districting Act of 2022 and the Circuit Courts Act to effectuate the intent of Public Act 102-693 by correcting drafting errors and making clarifications, while converting the remaining at-large judgeships in the 6th and 17th judicial circuits to resident judgeships similar to other circuits, including but not limited to, the 3rd and 19th judicial circuits. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.