ELEC CD-VOTERS GUIDE
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Election Code. Provides that the State Board of
Elections shall post on its World Wide Web site an internet voters'
guide containing candidate portraits and statements and explanatory
statements of and arguments supporting and opposing public questions.
Sets the requirements for material that may be included in the voters'
guide. Provides for the review of material to be included in the
guide. Provides that the Board may charge fees for the inclusion of
material in the guide. Provides that a county may post on its World
Wide Web site a county voters' guide for any regular election.
Contains other provisions.
FISCAL NOTE (State Board of Elections)
HB 1772 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
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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