SB 2090

  • Illinois Senate Bill
  • 101st Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate Apr 11, 2019
  • Passed Senate Apr 10, 2019
  • Passed House May 28, 2019
  • Became Law Aug 21, 2019

Jails-Prisons-Voting

Abstract

Amends the Election Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voting by mail for voters eligible to vote in the county who are confined or detained in the county jail. Provides that in a county with a population of 3,000,000 or more, the election authority in the county shall establish a temporary branch polling place in the county jail. Provides that a refusal by an eligible voter to participate in the voting process must be documented by the voter or witnessed by a pollwatcher. Provides that individuals who facilitate a vote by mail process must receive training on the process, responsibilities, and requirements of implementing a vote by mail program. Contains additional provisions concerning the temporary branch polling place in the county jail. Prohibits certain individuals from from being election judges in a temporary branch polling place in a county jail. Amends the Counties Code. Provides that each election authority shall collaborate with the county jail within the jurisdiction of the election authority to facilitate voter registration for voters eligible to vote in that county who are confined or detained in the county jail. Provides that a county jail shall provide a voter registration application to any person in custody at the jail who requests an application and is eligible to vote. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that upon release of a person who is eligible to vote, the Department of Corrections shall provide the person with a specified form that informs him or her that his or her voting rights have been restored. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections and Counties Code. Provides that upon discharge from a county jail or release from the Department of Corrections, a person shall be provided with a voter registration form. Provides that the Department, each county jail, and each county probation office shall provide an individual in its custody with specified information on voting rights. Makes other changes. Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the introduced bill with the following changes: In provisions amending the Election Code, removes language that requires a refusal by an eligible voter to participate in the voting process to be documented by the voter or witnessed by a pollwatcher. Removes language that prohibits active law enforcement officers, employees of the Department of Corrections, or employees of the head sheriff of the facility where voting occurs from being election judges in a temporary branch polling place in a county jail.

Bill Sponsors (28)

Jehan Gordon-Booth

     
Cosponsor

La Shawn K. Ford

     
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


Aug 21, 2019

Senate

Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0442

Senate

Effective Date January 1, 2020

Senate

Governor Approved

Jun 26, 2019

Senate

Sent to the Governor

May 28, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart

Senate

Passed Both Houses

House

Third Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 069-045-000

House

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate

House

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

House

Removed from Short Debate Status

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jawaharial Williams

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly

May 23, 2019

House

Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

House

Held on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate

House

Second Reading - Short Debate

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kambium Buckner

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Curtis J. Tarver, II

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Celina Villanueva

House

Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth

House

Do Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 008-005-000

May 22, 2019

House

Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel

House

Motion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed

House

Motion Filed to Suspend Rule 21 Executive Committee; Rep. Gregory Harris

House

Assigned to Executive Committee

May 16, 2019

House

Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi

House

Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Will Guzzardi

May 10, 2019

House

Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

May 09, 2019

House

Added Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.

May 01, 2019

House

Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield

Apr 30, 2019

House

Assigned to Executive Committee

Apr 11, 2019

House

First Reading

House

Added Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray

House

Chief House Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch

House

Arrived in House

House

Referred to Rules Committee

Apr 10, 2019

Senate

Third Reading - Passed; 037-017-000

Apr 05, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval

Mar 27, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters

Mar 26, 2019

Senate

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 27, 2019

Senate

Second Reading

Mar 21, 2019

Senate

Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie

Mar 20, 2019

Senate

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted

Senate

Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2019

Senate

Do Pass as Amended Executive; 013-005-000

Senate

Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter

Mar 14, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford

Senate

Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins

Mar 13, 2019

Senate

Postponed - Executive

Senate

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Executive

Mar 08, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine

Mar 07, 2019

Senate

Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam

Mar 06, 2019

Senate

Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt

Senate

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive

Mar 05, 2019

Senate

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Omar Aquino

Senate

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments

Senate

Assigned to Executive

Feb 15, 2019

Senate

First Reading

Senate

Referred to Assignments

Senate

Filed with Secretary by Sen. Omar Aquino

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Related Documents

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Senate Amendment 001

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