90th General Assembly
Summary of SB1000
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ELEC CD-SEPTEMBER PRIMARY                                                  

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Election  Code  and  the  School  Code.   Changes  the      
   general primary election from the third Tuesday in March to the second      
   Tuesday  in  September.  Maintains  the  third  Tuesday  in  March  of      
   presidential  election  years  for the presidential preference primary      
   and selection of delegates to  the  national  nominating  conventions.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          10 ILCS 5/7-56                                                       
          10 ILCS 5/7-63                                                       
          10 ILCS 5/19-2                                                       
          10 ILCS 5/19-4                                                       
        Amends the Election Code to change certain dates with respect  to      
   the  primary  election  and general election.  Requires the canvass of      
   the returns of a primary to be completed within 3 days of the primary.      
   Requires a petition contesting  the  nomination  of  a  candidate  for      
   office  by  a  candidate of the same party whose name appears upon the      
   primary ballot for the same office to be filed with the clerk  of  the      
   circuit  court  within  5  days (now, 10 days) after completion of the      
   canvass of returns.  Requires a petition contesting a  primary  to  be      
   heard  not  more  than  5  days  (now,  10  days)  from  the  date  of      
   presentation.    Requires  an  application for an official ballot by a      
   person expecting to be absent from the county for a  general  election      
   to  be  mailed  or personally delivered not more than 25 days (now, 40      
   days) nor less than one day before the election.                            
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          10 ILCS 5/2A-1.1                                                     
          10 ILCS 5/2A-1.2                                                     
          10 ILCS 5/4-22                                                       
          10 ILCS 5/5-29                                                       
          10 ILCS 5/6-66                                                       
          10 ILCS 5/7-8                                                        
          10 ILCS 5/7-11                                                       
          10 ILCS 5/7-14                                                       
          10 ILCS 5/7-56                                                       
          10 ILCS 5/7-60                                                       
          10 ILCS 5/7-61                                                       
          10 ILCS 5/7-63                                                       
          10 ILCS 5/8-4                                                        
          10 ILCS 5/8-5                                                        
          10 ILCS 5/10-14                                                      
          10 ILCS 5/13-1                                                       
          10 ILCS 5/13-2                                                       
          10 ILCS 5/14-3.1                                                     
          10 ILCS 5/16-5.01                                                    
          10 ILCS 5/19-2                                                       
          10 ILCS 5/19-4                                                       
          105 ILCS 5/33-1                                                      
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          10 ILCS 5/2A-1.1a               from Ch. 46, par. 2A-1.1a            
        Deletes  everything.   Amends  the  Election  Code  by  making  a      
   technical change to the Section concerning the time  for  holding  the      
   consolidated   election   when   that   election  conflicts  with  the      
   celebration of Passover.                                                    
          FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED (State Bd. of Elections)                        
          SB 1000, amended will not result in any increased expenditures       
          to the State Board of Elections.                                     
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED (DCCA)                           
          Fails to create a State mandate.                                     
          HOME RULE NOTE, AMENDED                                              
          Does not preempt home rule authority.                                
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   1


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