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 Bill Status of HB1043  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jack D. Franks

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Pamela J. Althoff)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
70 ILCS 410/5from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7105
70 ILCS 410/6from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 7106

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Conservation District Act. Provides that in counties adjacent to a county with more than 3,000,000 inhabitants, by resolution of the county board or boards or by petition signed by 5% of the voters who voted in the county in the last gubernatorial election, a proposal to elect or appoint a 5 or 7 member board of trustees chosen at large or from single member subdistricts of the conservation district shall be submitted to the voters at the next general election. Provides transition procedures if the proposition is approved by a majority of the voters in the district. Provides that the trustees shall be elected on a nonpartisan basis at a consolidated election. Makes other provisions such as, length of initial terms in office and, if more than one county is involved, division of trustees among counties based upon population sizes of the counties. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/3/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/3/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/3/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2005HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Reform Committee
  2/16/2005HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elections & Campaign Reform Committee; 005-000-000
  2/17/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/18/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/18/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  2/25/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  2/25/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 1, 2005
  3/8/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/9/2005SenateFirst Reading
  3/9/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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