Bill Status of SJRCA0001 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CON AMEND-CITIZEN INITIATIVE
Sen. Dan McConchie - Jason A. Barickman, Sue Rezin, Donald P. DeWitte, Craig Wilcox, Sally J. Turner, Win Stoller, Jil Tracy, Brian W. Stewart, Dale Fowler, Dave Syverson, Darren Bailey, Jason Plummer, Steve McClure, Terri Bryant, Neil Anderson and John F. Curran
| 1/29/2021||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Constitutional Revision Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that amendments to the Illinois Constitution (currently, Article IV of the Constitution only) may be proposed by a petition signed by a number of electors equal in number to at least eight percent of the total votes cast for candidates for Governor in the preceding gubernatorial election. Provides that the initiative process shall not be used for the proposal, modification, or repeal of any portion of the Bill of Rights of the Constitution or to modify the initiative process for proposing amendments to the Constitution. Makes conforming changes. Effective upon being declared adopted.