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 Bill Status of HJRCA0004  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mark Batinick

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die
ILCON Art. XIV, Sec. 3 

Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Constitutional Revision Article of the Illinois Constitution. Removes the limitation that amendments proposed by petition initiative be limited to structural and procedural subjects contained in Article IV. Reduces the number of signatures required to place a petition initiative on the ballot from 8% of total votes cast for Governor in the last gubernatorial election to 5%. Provides that, if the petition is valid and sufficient, the proposed amendment shall be submitted to the electors at that general election and shall become effective if approved by three-fifths of those voting on the amendment. Effective upon being declared adopted.

DateChamber Action
  1/14/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mark Batinick
  1/15/2015HouseRead in Full a First Time
  1/15/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/6/2016HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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