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 Bill Status of HB0715  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia, Jack D. Franks, Julie Hamos, Marlow H. Colvin, Patrick J Verschoore and Jack McGuire

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg - Kwame Raoul)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/8/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0492

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/4-105 new
10 ILCS 5/5-105 new
10 ILCS 5/6-105 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Requires each public university and college in Illinois, at the beginning of each academic year, to ask each student who is an Illinois registered voter if the student wishes to change his or her voter registration address. If so, requires the school to submit those changes to the appropriate election authorities electronically. Requires election authorities to accept such changes of student address and waives any signature requirement for a change of address with respect to those students.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
10 ILCS 5/4-105 new
10 ILCS 5/5-105 new
10 ILCS 5/6-105 new
Adds reference to:
10 ILCS 5/1A-16
10 ILCS 5/1A-30 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Election Code. Requires public institutions of higher learning to post voter registration forms on their websites, include voter registration information and forms in Illinois student registration mailings, and provide voter registration forms at in-person student registration.

DateChamber Action
  2/1/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  2/1/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/1/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2005HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Reform Committee
  2/9/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/23/2005HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  2/23/2005HouseCo-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  3/10/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Elections & Campaign Reform Committee
  3/10/2005HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elections & Campaign Reform Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/10/2005HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elections & Campaign Reform Committee; 007-000-000
  3/10/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2005HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/17/2005HouseCalendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  3/17/2005HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 083-030-000
  3/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  3/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  3/17/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  3/17/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 6, 2005
  4/8/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  4/11/2005SenateFirst Reading
  4/11/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  4/13/2005SenateAssigned to Local Government
  4/20/2005SenatePostponed - Local Government
  5/4/2005SenateDo Pass Local Government; 007-002-000
  5/4/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 5, 2005
  5/5/2005SenateSecond Reading
  5/5/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 10, 2005
  5/17/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/17/2005SenateThird Reading - Passed; 033-020-002
  5/17/2005HousePassed Both Houses
  6/15/2005HouseSent to the Governor
  8/8/2005HouseGovernor Approved
  8/8/2005HouseEffective Date January 1, 2006
  8/8/2005HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 94-0492

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