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 Bill Status of HB1269  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Fortner

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/10-3from Ch. 46, par. 10-3
10 ILCS 5/10-6from Ch. 46, par. 10-6

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. With respect to nomination petitions for independent candidates to appear on the general election ballot, (i) makes the minimum signature requirement the same as that for an established party candidate seeking the same office (now, a higher minimum), (ii) permits circulation not more than 75 (now, 90) days before the filing deadline, and (iii) makes the filing deadline 75 days after the general primary (now, between 141 and 134 days before the general election). Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/4/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Fortner
  2/4/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/4/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2013HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/22/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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