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Public Act 096-0637




Public Act 096-0637
SB1801 Enrolled LRB096 11171 JAM 21554 b

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

Effective Date: 1/1/2010