92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB1764
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ELEC CD-VOTERS GUIDE                                                       

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Election Code.   Provides  that  the  State  Board  of      
   Elections  must  post  on  its  World  Wide  Web  site a voters' guide      
   containing candidate portraits and statements of  candidates  for  the      
   offices  of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary      
   of State, Comptroller, and Treasurer.     Sets  the  requirements  for      
   material  that  may  be included in the voters' guide.   Provides that      
   the Board may charge fees for the inclusion of material in the  guide.      
   Contains other provisions. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code.  Requires      
   sealed  bids for license plate numbers 1 through 10,000, first letters      
   A through Z, first letters  AA  through  ZZ,  and  first  letters  AAA      
   through  ZZZ.   Provides  that moneys from the bid go into the Voters'      
   Guide Fund.  Establishes procedures for the bidding.  Amends the State      
   Finance Act.  Creates the Voters' Guide Fund as a trust  fund  outside      
   the  State  treasury  and  provides  that  the  State Treasurer is the      
   custodian of the Fund.  Provides that moneys in the Fund may  be  used      
   the  State  Board  of  Elections for costs associated with posting the      
   voters' guide.                                                              
          FISCAL NOTE (State Board of Elections)                               
          HB 1764 would cost the Board approximately (1) $145,000 for          
          additional equipment to handle the expected increase of traffic      
          to the Web site at a peak time of the election cycle, (2)            
          $6,000 per year to provide Internet connection enhancement,          
          and (3) $50,000 to pay costs associated with one additional          
          data processing analyst.                                             
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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