Bill Status of HB4966  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy and La Shawn K. Ford

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/1-3from Ch. 46, par. 1-3
10 ILCS 5/1-13
10 ILCS 5/1-13.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that, no later than January 1, 2024, the State Board of Elections shall adopt rules authorizing election authorities and local election officials to establish procedures under which digital voter signatures may be collected for nominating, candidate, and referendum petitions. Provides that those rules shall provide that any election authority or local election official may provide or supply electronic devices for the collection of digital voter signatures on petitions. Provides that the electronic devices, whether or not they are supplied by an election authority or local election official, may be capable of allowing a person to access and use the online voter registration system established under specified provisions of the Code. Makes conforming changes.

DateChamber Action
  1/26/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  1/27/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Ethics & Elections Committee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/10/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  1/10/2023HouseSession Sine Die