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Public Act 096-1263




Public Act 096-1263
HB4821 EnrolledLRB096 16468 JAM 31738 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
9-15 as follows:
    (10 ILCS 5/9-15)  (from Ch. 46, par. 9-15)
    Sec. 9-15. It shall be the duty of the Board-
    (1) to develop prescribed forms for notice to political
committees of their obligations under this Article and for
identification of persons examining statements or reports
filed under this Article, and to supply such forms, and the
forms for filing statements of organization and required
reports , reports of campaign contributions, and annual reports
of campaign contributions and expenditures to the appropriate
persons and election authorities;
    (2) to prepare, publish, and furnish to the appropriate
persons and election authorities a manual of instructions
setting forth recommended uniform methods of bookkeeping and
reporting under this Article;
    (3) to prescribe suitable rules and regulations to carry
out the provisions of this Article. Such rules and regulations
shall be published and made available to the public at
reasonable cost. The Board may determine which of its
prescribed rules and regulations shall be binding on the county
clerks in carrying out their duties under this Article;
    (4) to send by first class mail, after the general primary
election in even numbered years, to the chairman of each
regularly constituted State central committee, county central
committee and, in counties with a population of more than
3,000,000, to the committeemen of each township and ward
organization of each political party notice of their
obligations under this Article, along with a form for filing
the statement of organization; .
    (5) to promptly make all reports and statements filed under
this Article available for public inspection and copying no
later than 2 business days after their receipt and to permit
copying of any such report or statement at the expense of the
person requesting the copy;
    (6) to develop a filing, coding, and cross-indexing system
consistent with the purposes of this Article;
    (7) to compile and maintain a list of all statements or
parts of statements pertaining to each candidate;
    (8) to prepare and publish such reports as the Board may
deem appropriate; and
    (9) to annually notify each political committee that has
filed a statement of organization with the Board of the filing
dates for each quarterly report, provided that such
notification shall be made by first-class mail unless the
political committee opts to receive notification
electronically via email.
(Source: P.A. 86-873.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect January
1, 2011.

Effective Date: 1/1/2011