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 Bill Status of SB0828  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ELECTION CODE-GA VACANCY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Mike Simmons - Melinda Bush - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Julie A. Morrison, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Cristina Castro and Robert Peters

House Sponsors
(Rep. La Shawn K. Ford - Kelly M. Cassidy, Mark L. Walker, Joyce Mason, Sonya M. Harper, Theresa Mah, Lakesia Collins and Bob Morgan)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/2/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/9-1from Ch. 46, par. 9-1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Makes a technical change in a Section of the campaign finance Article concerning definitions.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
10 ILCS 5/9-1
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/25-6from Ch. 46, par. 25-6

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Election Code. Provides that when a vacancy occurs in the office of State Senator or State Representative in the General Assembly, the legislative or representative committee of that legislative or representative district that fills the vacancy shall provide members of the public within the district with notice of the vacancy and the replacement process. Provides that the committee shall also provide members of the public with notice of an impending vote to fill the vacancy. Provides that any meeting held by a legislative or representative committee for purposes of filling a vacancy in the General Assembly shall be open to the public and shall also be recorded and broadcast by electronic means for public consumption. Provides requirements for appointments that may be filled by the Governor.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
10 ILCS 5/25-6
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/1-18 new
10 ILCS 5/3-5from Ch. 46, par. 3-5
10 ILCS 5/19A-20
730 ILCS 5/5-5-5from Ch. 38, par. 1005-5-5
730 ILCS 5/3-14-1from Ch. 38, par. 1003-14-1

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Election Code. Provides that a person convicted of a felony or otherwise under sentence in a correctional institution shall have his or her right to vote restored and shall be eligible to vote not later than 14 days following his or her conviction or not later than 5 days before the first election following the person's confinement (rather than prohibiting a person who has been convicted of any crime and is serving a sentence of confinement from voting until his or her release from confinement). Requires the election authority to collaborate with a correctional institution to facilitate an opportunity for voting by mail for eligible electors to vote in that election jurisdiction who are incarcerated in the correctional institution. Provides that all requirements of the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965 and other federal, State, and local laws regarding language access and disability access apply to the provisions. Requires the correctional institution to make available to persons in custody resource materials relating to an election. Requires the State Board of Elections in coordination with correctional institutions to annually report on voting efforts for those in custody. Makes conforming changes throughout the Code and in the Uniform Code of Corrections. Effective July 1, 2022.

 Pension Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 SB 0828, as amended by HA I, will not impact any public pension fund or retirement system in the State of Illinois.

 State Debt Impact Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 SB 0828, as amended by House Amendment 1, would not change the amount of authorization for any type of State-issued bond, and, therefore, would not affect the level of State indebtedness.

 Balanced Budget Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Office of Management and Budget)
 Please be advised that the Balanced Budget Note Act does not apply to Senate Bill 0828, as amended by House Amendment 1 as it is not a supplement.al appropriation that increases or decreases appropriaiions. Under the Act, a balanced budget note must be prepared only for bills that change a genCral funds appropriation for the fiscal year in which the new bill is enacted.

 Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (State Board of Elections)
 The State Board of Elections does not anticipate any fiscal impact by the passage of 5B828, HCA1. Total Fiscal Impact: N/A

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
5 ILCS 100/5-45.8 new
10 ILCS 5/1-19 new

In provisions amending the Election Code concerning post-conviction voting, removes the requirement that a person convicted of a felony, or otherwise under sentence in a correctional institution or jail, be eligible to vote not later than 5 days before the first primary, general, consolidated, or special election immediately following his or her conviction. Makes changes to the requirements of the annual report by the State Board of Elections. Provides that the provisions apply to all elections beginning with the general primary election in 2022. Provides the State Board of Elections rulemaking authority, including emergency rules, to implement the provisions. Creates the Post-Conviction Task Force to study how to implement provisions restoring voting rights and allowing voting while a person is under sentence in a correctional institution. Requires the Task Force to submit a report on its findings and recommendations on or before December 31, 2021. Dissolves the Task Force on January 1, 2023. Makes conforming changes in the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Changes the effective date to immediate rather than July 1, 2022.

 Balanced Budget Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Office of Management and Budget)
 Please be advised that the Balanced Budget Note Act does not apply to Senate Bill 0828, as amended by House Amendment 2 as it is not a supplemental appropriation that increases or decreases appropriations. Under the Act, a balanced budget note must be prepared only for bills that change a general funds appropriation for the fiscal year in which the new bill is enacted.

 Fiscal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (State Board of Elections)
 The State Board of Elections does not anticipate any fiscal impact by the passage of SB828 (H-AM). Total Fiscal Impact: N/A

 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Dept. of Transportation)
 No land conveyances are included in Senate Bill 828 House Amendment #2; therefore, there are no appraisals to be filed.

 Pension Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 SB 0828, as amended by HA 2, will not impact any public pension fund or retirement system in the State of Illinois.

 State Debt Impact Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 SB 0828, as amended by House Amendment 2, w8uld not change the amount of authorization for any type of State-issued bond, and, therefore, would not affect the level of State indebtedness.

 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Transportation)
 No land conveyances are included in Senate Bill 828 House Amendment #2; therefore, there are no appraisals to be filed.

 Home Rule Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This bill does not pre-empt home rule authority.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This bill does not create a State Mandate.

 Housing Affordability Impact Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Housing Development Authority)
 This bill will have no effect on the cost of constructing, purchasing, owning, or selling a single-family residence.

 Housing Affordability Impact Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Housing Development Authority)
 This bill will have no effect on the cost of constructing, purchasing, owning, or selling a single-family residence.

 Home Rule Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This bill does not pre-empt home rule authority.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This bill does not create a State Mandate under the State Mandates Act.

 Judicial Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 The proposed legislation would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges needed in the State of Illinois.

 Judicial Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
 The proposed legislation would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges needed in the State of Illinois.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/25/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  2/25/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/25/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/17/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/24/2021SenateDo Pass Executive; 016-000-000
  3/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2021
  3/25/2021SenateSecond Reading
  3/25/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 13, 2021
  4/16/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mike Simmons
  4/16/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/20/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/20/2021SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Mike Simmons
  4/20/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mike Simmons
  4/20/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/21/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/21/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Executive
  4/21/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 017-000-000
  4/22/2021SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/22/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Simmons
  4/22/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/22/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4 (a)
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  4/23/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/23/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/23/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/27/2021HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/3/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eva Dina Delgado
  5/3/2021HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Eva Dina Delgado
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Ethics & Elections Committee
  5/15/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/29/2021HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/29/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/29/2021HouseAssigned to Ethics & Elections Committee
  5/29/2021HouseMoved to Suspend Rule 21 Rep. Greg Harris
  5/29/2021HouseSuspend Rule 21 - Prevailed 066-042-000
  5/29/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/29/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Balanced Budget Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Correctional Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Home Rule Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Housing Affordability Impact Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Judicial Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Pension Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 State Debt Impact Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 State Mandates Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Pension Note Filed as Amended
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 State Debt Impact Note Filed as Amended
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Ethics & Elections Committee
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Balanced Budget Note Filed as Amended
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Ethics & Elections Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/30/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Standard Debate Ethics & Elections Committee; 010-008-000
  5/30/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Balanced Budget Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Correctional Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Home Rule Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Housing Affordability Impact Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Judicial Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Pension Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 State Debt Impact Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 State Mandates Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Balanced Budget Note Filed as Amended
  5/30/2021HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
  5/30/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note Filed as Amended
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Pension Note Filed as Amended
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 State Debt Impact Note Filed as Amended
  5/30/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Land Conveyance Appraisal Note Filed as Amended
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Home Rule Note Filed as Amended
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Ethics & Elections Committee
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Ethics & Elections Committee; 011-007-000
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Housing Affordability Impact Note Filed as Amended
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Housing Affordability Impact Note Filed as Amended
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Home Rule Note Filed as Amended
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 State Mandates Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  5/31/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  5/31/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  6/1/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Judicial Note Filed as Amended
  6/1/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Judicial Note Filed as Amended
  6/2/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  6/15/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
  8/17/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  8/23/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  8/23/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  9/16/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  9/23/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  9/23/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan

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