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 Bill Status of HJRCA0006  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Elizabeth Coulson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/6/2006HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46
ILCON Art. VI, Sec. 7 
ILCON Art. VI, Sec. 8 
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 for the appointment of Supreme and Appellate Court Judges, and Circuit Judges in the First Judicial District and circuits adopting merit selection by referendum, by the Governor from nominees submitted by Judicial Nominating Commissions. Permits other Judicial Circuits to adopt by referendum a plan for merit selection of Circuit Judges. Provides that Judicial Review Commissions shall be established to decide whether appointed Judges shall be retained. Provides for Associate Judges to be phased out in the First Judicial District and in circuits adopting merit selection. Makes other changes. Effective upon approval by the electors.

DateChamber Action
  1/25/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  1/26/2005HouseRead in Full a First Time
  1/26/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/6/2006HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46

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