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SB 250 - Establishes Automatic Voter Registration - Illinois Key Vote

Scott Drury Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (50-7) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (86-30) -

Title: Establishes Automatic Voter Registration

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (42-16) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Automatic Voter Registration

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes automatic voter registration at driver services facilities and other state agencies.

Highlights:
  • Requires the State Board of Elections to establish and maintain a portal for automatic electronic voter registration and to transfer all voter registration information it collects to the appropriate election authority (Sec. 1).
  • Requires “designated government agencies” to electronically transfer personal information relevant to voter registration to the State Board of Elections, unless an individual declines registration (Sec. 1).
  • Defines “designated government agencies” as state or federal agencies including, but not limited to, the following agencies (Sec. 1):
    • The Secretary of State’s Driver Services and Vehicle Services Departments;
    • The Department of Human Services;
    • The Department of Healthcare and Family Services; and
    • The Department of Employment Security.
  • Requires the State Board of Elections to begin using data provided by designated government agencies for voter registration cross-reference purposes by September 1, 2016 (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Establishes Automatic Voter Registration

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