Bill Status of HB2951  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Carol Ammons

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/19-2.4 new
10 ILCS 5/19-4from Ch. 46, par. 19-4
10 ILCS 5/19-5from Ch. 46, par. 19-5
10 ILCS 5/24A-14from Ch. 46, par. 24A-14

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Requires the State Board of Elections to adopt rules establishing a procedure to send vote by mail ballots via electronic transmission and enable a voter with a disability to independently and privately mark a ballot using assistive technology in order for the voter to vote by mail. Provides that if a vote by mail ballot application from a voter with a disability arrives after the election authority begins transmitting vote by mail ballots and instructions to voters, the election authority shall transmit the ballot, instructions, and balloting materials to the voter within 2 business days after receipt of the application. Requires a vote by mail ballot provided to a voter with a disability to be received and marked as required by all vote by mail ballots. Makes corresponding changes throughout the Code. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Ethics & Elections Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die