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 Bill Status of SR0532  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  HIGH SCHOOLS-YOUTH VOTING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Julie A. Morrison

Hearings
Executive Hearing Feb 21 2024 2:30PM Capitol 212 Springfield, IL


Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/21/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Secretary's Desk Resolutions February 22, 2024

Synopsis As Introduced
Recognizes that public high schools in the State are uniquely positioned to reach all young people, that public schools have a civic purpose to prepare youth, regardless of college or career aspirations, to participate in our democracy, and that public schools fulfill that civic purpose when the school provides education on the registration process and the infrastructure to register qualified students to vote. Urges election authorities in the State of Illinois to conduct outreach and trainings for high school principals to encourage principals to become deputy registrars. Urges election authorities in the State of Illinois to conduct outreach and trainings for qualified students to serve as deputy registrars so that students appointed as deputy registrars may register qualified peers to vote on their school campuses. Encourages every public high school in the State of Illinois to conduct voter registration drives on its campus for all qualified students.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Removes a clause referencing principals being qualified to be appointed deputy registrars under the Election Code. Removes a clause urging election authorities to conduct outreach and training for high school principals to become deputy registrars.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  10/24/2023SenateFiled with Secretary
  10/24/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/24/2024SenateAssigned to Executive
  1/31/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  1/31/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/8/2024SenatePostponed - Executive
  2/20/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  2/21/2024SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Executive
  2/21/2024SenateBe Adopted as Amended Executive; 011-000-000
  2/21/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Secretary's Desk Resolutions February 22, 2024

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