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 Bill Status of HB1871  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  ELECT CODE-VOTE BY MAIL

House Sponsors
Rep. Katie Stuart - Carol Ammons - LaToya Greenwood - Rita Mayfield, Kelly M. Cassidy, Sue Scherer, Camille Y. Lilly, Deb Conroy, Maura Hirschauer, Robyn Gabel, Terra Costa Howard, Ann M. Williams, Dagmara Avelar, Eva-Dina Delgado, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, Kelly M. Burke, Margaret Croke, Lindsey LaPointe, Joyce Mason, Barbara Hernandez, La Shawn K. Ford, Debbie Meyers-Martin and Natalie A. Manley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Julie A. Morrison - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Michael E. Hastings - Mattie Hunter, Laura Fine, Ann Gillespie, Robert Peters, Ram Villivalam, Rachelle Crowe, Scott M. Bennett, Laura M. Murphy, Christopher Belt, Karina Villa, Meg Loughran Cappel, Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas, Suzy Glowiak Hilton, Laura Ellman, Mike Simmons, Patrick J. Joyce, Robert F. Martwick, John Connor, Melinda Bush, Thomas Cullerton and Cristina Castro)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/2/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0001

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/1A-55
10 ILCS 5/17-13from Ch. 46, par. 17-13
10 ILCS 5/19-6from Ch. 46, par. 19-6

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that in distribution of the remaining funds received under the federal Help America Vote Act, the State Board of Elections may make such funds available to election authorities for the maintenance of secure collection sites for the return of vote by mail ballots. Allows election authorities to establish curb-side voting for individuals to cast a ballot during early voting or on election day. Provides that an election authority's curb-side voting program shall designate at least 2 election judges from opposite parties per vehicle and the individual must have the option to mark the ballot without interference from the election judges. Requires election authorities to accept any vote by mail ballot returned, including ballots returned with insufficient or no postage. Allows election authorities to establish secure collection sites for postage-free return of vote by mail ballots. Provides for the collection and processing of vote by mail ballots submitted to collection sites. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall establish additional guidelines for the security of collection sites. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Katie Stuart
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Ethics & Elections Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/9/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/15/2021HouseDo Pass / Standard Debate Ethics & Elections Committee; 010-007-000
  3/16/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  3/17/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  3/17/2021HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
  3/17/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
  3/18/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  3/18/2021HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 070-041-000
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maura Hirschauer
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eva-Dina Delgado
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke
  3/19/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  3/19/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 19, 2021
  3/19/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/19/2021SenateFirst Reading
  3/19/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/23/2021SenateWaive Posting Notice
  3/24/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/24/2021SenateDo Pass Executive; 011-005-001
  3/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 24, 2021
  3/24/2021SenateSecond Reading
  3/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 25, 2021
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/25/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 048-007-001
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzy Glowiak Hilton
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Patrick J. Joyce
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert F. Martwick
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John Connor
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  3/25/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  3/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  4/2/2021HouseSent to the Governor
  4/2/2021HouseGovernor Approved
  4/2/2021HouseEffective Date April 2, 2021
  4/2/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0001
  4/8/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  4/8/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/8/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  4/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley

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