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Full Text of SB1801  96th General Assembly



SB1801 Enrolled LRB096 11171 JAM 21554 b

1     AN ACT concerning elections.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Election Code is amended by changing Section
5 19A-15 as follows:
6     (10 ILCS 5/19A-15)
7     Sec. 19A-15. Period for early voting; hours.
8     (a) The period for early voting by personal appearance
9 begins the 22nd day preceding a general primary, consolidated
10 primary, consolidated, or general election and extends through
11 the 5th day before election day.
12     (b) A permanent polling place for early voting must remain
13 open during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or 9:00 a.m.
14 to 5:00 p.m., on weekdays and 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on
15 Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays; except that, in addition to
16 the hours required by this subsection, a permanent early voting
17 polling place designated by an election authority under
18 subsection (c) of Section 19A-10 must remain open for a total
19 of at least 8 hours on any holiday during the early voting
20 period and a total of at least 14 hours on the final weekend
21 during the early voting period.
22 (Source: P.A. 94-645, eff. 8-22-05.)