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AN ACT concerning elections.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Election Code is amended by changing Section
29-9 as follows:
(10 ILCS 5/29-9)
(from Ch. 46, par. 29-9)
Unlawful observation of voting.
permitted by this Code, any person who knowingly marks his
ballot or casts his vote on a voting machine or voting device
so that it
can be observed by another person, and any person
who knowingly observes
another person lawfully marking a ballot
or lawfully casting his vote on a
voting machine or voting
device, shall be guilty of a Class 4 felony.
Nothing in this
Section shall prohibit a person from photographing his or her
own ballot at any time during the voting process or from
viewing a photograph of a completed or partially completed
ballot; however, a person who gives, promises to give, or
receives any money or other valuable consideration in
connection with the dissemination or viewing of such a
photograph shall be guilty of a Class 4 felony.
(Source: P.A. 78-887.)
This Act takes effect upon