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 Bill Status of HJRCA0002  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Paul D. Froehlich

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/6/2006HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 1 
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 2 
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 3 

Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Beginning with members elected in 2008, changes the House of Representatives from a 118-member body elected from 118 districts to a 117-member body elected from 39 districts of 3 members each. Prohibits a political party from limiting its nominations to less than 3 candidates in a Representative District. Permits a voter to cast 3 votes among one, 2, or 3 candidates for Representative. Requires the Representative Districts to be redistricted in 2007 in the same manner as decennial redistricting of Legislative and Representative Districts. Effective upon being declared adopted and applies to the election of Representatives in 2008 and thereafter.

DateChamber Action
  1/12/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  1/12/2005HouseRead in Full a First Time
  1/12/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/6/2006HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46

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