[ Search ] [ PDF text ] [ Legislation ]
[ Home ] [ Back ] [ Bottom ]
92_SB2041 LRB9215884JMmb 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 5 Section 11-4.2 as follows: 6 (10 ILCS 5/11-4.2) (from Ch. 46, par. 11-4.2) 7 Sec. 11-4.2. (a) By January 1, 2004,
Except as otherwise8 provided in subsection (b)all polling places shall be 9 accessible to handicapped and elderly voters, as determined 10 by rule of the State Board of Elections. 11 (b) (Blank). Subsection (a) of this Section shall not12 apply to a polling place (1) in the case of an emergency, as13 determined by the State Board of Elections; or (2) if the14 State Board of Elections (A) determines that all potential15 polling places have been surveyed and no such accessible16 place is available, nor is the election authority able to17 make one accessible; and (B) assures that any handicapped or18 elderly voter assigned to an inaccessible polling place, upon19 advance request of such voter (pursuant to procedures20 established by rule of the State Board of Elections) will be21 provided with an alternative means for casting a ballot on22 the day of the election or will be assigned to an accessible23 polling place.24 (c) No later than December 31 of each even numbered 25 year, the State Board of Elections shall report to the 26 Federal Election Commission the number of accessible and 27 inaccessible polling places in the State on the date of the 28 next preceding general election, and the reasons for any 29 instance of inaccessibility. 30 (Source: P.A. 84-808.) -2- LRB9215884JMmb 1 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 2 becoming law.
[ Top ]