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 Bill Status of HJRCA0028  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  JUDICIARY COOK CNTY

House Sponsors
Rep. Elizabeth Coulson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/6/2006HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46
ILCON Art. VI, Sec. 10 
ILCON Art. VI, Sec. 11 
ILCON Art. VI, Sec. 12 
ILCON Art. VI, Sec. 12.1 new 
ILCON Art. VI, Sec. 12.2 new 
ILCON Art. VI, Sec. 12.3 new 
ILCON Art. VI, Sec. 12.4 new 
ILCON Art. VI, Sec. 12.5 new 

Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Judiciary Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that judicial vacancies in the Circuit of Cook County, including those created by the expiration of a term of office, shall be filled by appointments by the Illinois Supreme Court from nominees submitted by circuit-wide and subcircuit Judicial Nominating Commissions. Provides that Judges of the Circuit of Cook County may be retained in office by approval of Judicial Review Commissions or by approval of three-fifths of the voters at retention elections. Provides for appointment of the various commissions. Effective upon being declared adopted, and applies to vacancies occurring on or after the following July 1.

DateChamber Action
  1/24/2006HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  1/24/2006HouseRead in Full a First Time
  1/24/2006HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/6/2006HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46

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