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 Bill Status of HB6627  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jim Durkin - Mike Fortner - Ed Sullivan - Norine K. Hammond - Patricia R. Bellock, Joe Sosnowski, Margo McDermed, Grant Wehrli, Randy E. Frese, Robert W. Pritchard, Sara Wojcicki Jimenez, Tim Butler, Chad Hays, Thomas M. Bennett and Dan Brady

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/7.5
10 ILCS 5/1-16 new
10 ILCS 5/1A-16.1 new
10 ILCS 5/1A-16.2 new
10 ILCS 5/1A-16.6
10 ILCS 5/1A-16.7 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that the Office of the Secretary of State and the State Board of Elections shall jointly establish an automatic voter registration program. Provides that designated automatic voter registration agencies may agree to participate in an automatic voter registration program established by the State Board of Elections. Provides that the term "designated automatic voter registration agency" means an agency of the State or federal government that has been determined by the State Board of Elections to have access to reliable personal information and has entered into an interagency contract with the State Board of Elections to participate in the automatic voter registration program. Provides for dual purpose applications, and provides that an application for a driver's license or a State identification card shall be a dual-purpose application. Provides that if an election authority is required by law to send an election-related notice to an individual, that election authority may send that notice solely by electronic mail if the individual provides a current e-mail address to the election authority and authorizes the election authority to send notices by electronic mail. Amends the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that certain information specified in the amendatory Act is exempt from inspection and copying. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  11/15/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin
  11/15/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  11/15/2016HouseFirst Reading
  11/15/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  11/21/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan
  11/29/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  11/29/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  11/29/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  11/29/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  11/29/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  11/29/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
  11/29/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  11/29/2016HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  11/29/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  11/29/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Wojcicki Jimenez
  11/29/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
  11/29/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
  11/29/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  11/29/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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