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 Bill Status of HB4809  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Fortner

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/10-10from Ch. 46, par. 10-10
10 ILCS 5/28-9from Ch. 46, par. 28-9
10 ILCS 5/28-11from Ch. 46, par. 28-11
10 ILCS 5/28-12from Ch. 46, par. 28-12
10 ILCS 5/28-13from Ch. 46, par. 28-13

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides for various changes concerning requirements for petitions for proposed constitutional amendments. Provides requirements for petition sheets for proposed constitutional amendments. Provides for the design of a standard and scientific random sampling method for the verification of petition signatures for proposed constitutional amendments, and for the adoption of rules of procedure for the petition filing process. Modifies the requirements following completion of the petition signature verification process. Provides that each political party and civic organization as well as the registered proponents and opponents of a proposed constitutional amendment shall be entitled to observe the conduct of the sample signature verification and participate in any related proceedings. Modifies the duties of the State Board of Elections concerning petitions for proposed constitutional amendments. Makes conforming and other changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/13/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Fortner
  2/14/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2018HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Finance Committee
  4/12/2018HouseMotion Filed to Discharge Committee Elections & Campaign Finance Committee; Rep. Mike Fortner
  4/12/2018HouseTo Campaign Finance Subcommittee
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/10/2018HouseMotion Withdrawn Rep. Mike Fortner
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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