92nd General Assembly
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   10 ILCS 5/Art. 12A heading new                                              
   10 ILCS 5/12A-2 new                                                         
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   10 ILCS 5/12A-20 new                                                        
   10 ILCS 5/12A-25 new                                                        
   10 ILCS 5/12A-30 new                                                        
   10 ILCS 5/12A-35 new                                                        
   10 ILCS 5/12A-40 new                                                        
   10 ILCS 5/12A-45 new                                                        
   10 ILCS 5/12A-50 new                                                        
   10 ILCS 5/12A-55 new                                                        

        Amends the Election Code.  Requires the State Board of  Elections      
   to  produce  an  Internet  voters'  guide before each general election      
   containing (i) information as to statewide and certain  other  offices      
   to be filled at the election, (ii) information on candidates for those      
   offices,  (iii)  public  questions  to  appear on the ballot, and (iv)      
   voting information.  Permits  candidates  to  submit  photographs  and      
   personal  statements  for  inclusion  in  the  guide  upon  payment of      
   specified  fees.   Sets  standards  for  photographs  and  statements.      
   Permits the Board to issue a similar guide in print format.   Requires      
   that  any  printed  guide  be  mailed  to each household in the State.      
   Authorizes local election authorities to produce or  to  arrange  with      
   the  Board  for  production of local inserts into the printed guide to      
   contain  information  on  local  candidates,  questions,  and  voting.      
   Authorizes the Board to charge fees for local inserts and to assess  a      
   fine  of  up  to $1,000 for the unauthorized submission of a candidate      
   photograph or statement.                                                    
   JAN-29-2002  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   JAN-29-2002  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   FEB-21-2002  S  ADDED AS A CHIEF CO-SPONSOR              SILVERSTEIN           
   JAN-07-2003  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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