Bill Status of HJRCA0025 99th General Assembly
Short Description: JUDGES-SELECTION-RETENTION
Rep. Dwight Kay
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Judiciary Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that, whenever a vacancy occurs in the office of Supreme, Appellate, or Circuit Judge by death, resignation, retirement, removal, or upon the conclusion of the judge's term without retention in office, the Governor shall fill that vacancy by appointing one of 3 qualified persons who are nominated by a nonpartisan judicial commission. Creates separate nonpartisan judicial commissions for the Supreme Court, for each Judicial District, and for each Judicial Circuit. Sets forth the membership of the commissions. Effective upon being declared adopted in accordance with Section 7 of the Illinois Constitutional Amendment Act.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/11/2015||House||Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Dwight Kay|| 2/17/2015||House||Read in Full a First Time|| 2/17/2015||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 5/6/2016||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|