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 Bill Status of HB2456  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 5/7-61from Ch. 46, par. 7-61
10 ILCS 5/8-17from Ch. 46, par. 8-17

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that, if a vacancy in nomination occurs as a result of a failure to nominate a candidate at the general primary election, the vacancy shall be filled only by a person nominated (now, designated) by the appropriate committee of the political party. Provides that the person nominated to fill the vacancy shall file his or her nominating petitions and other required documents, including the committee's resolution to fill a vacancy in nomination (now, notice of appointment), on or before the 75th day following the date of the general primary election (now, there is no time limit on filing the petitions and other documents). Effective immediately.

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

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