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 Bill Status of HJRCA0025  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Dwight Kay

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die
ILCON Art. VI, Sec. 7 
ILCON Art. VI, Sec. 11 
ILCON Art. VI, Sec. 12 

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.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dwight Kay
  2/17/2015HouseRead in Full a First Time
  2/17/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/6/2016HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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