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Full Text of SB3221  103rd General Assembly



State of Illinois
2023 and 2024


Introduced 2/6/2024, by Sen. Jil Tracy


705 ILCS 35/2f-14

    Amends the Circuit Courts Act. Deletes language providing that certain at-large judgeships of the 6th judicial circuit shall be converted, as they become vacant, to resident judgeships elected from Champaign County and resident judgeships elected from Macon County.

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1    AN ACT concerning courts.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Circuit Courts Act is amended by changing
5Section 2f-14 as follows:
6    (705 ILCS 35/2f-14)
7    Sec. 2f-14. 6th judicial circuit; resident judgeships.
8    (a) The at-large judgeships of the 6th judicial circuit
9existing on January 7, 2022 shall be converted to resident
10judgeships as provided in this subsection as those judgeships
11are or become vacant. The first 3 that become vacant after
12January 7, 2022 (the effective date of Public Act 102-693)
13shall be converted to resident judgeships elected from
14Champaign County. The remaining two at-large judgeships that
15become vacant shall be converted to resident judgeships
16elected from Macon County. Thereafter, persons elected to
17those resident judgeships shall be residents of the county
18which elects them.
19    (b) It is the intent of the General Assembly not to create
20any additional judgeships in the 6th judicial circuit by
21Public Act 102-693 and this amendatory Act of the 102nd
22General Assembly. Notwithstanding any other provision of law
23to the contrary, the conversion of at-large judgeships to



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1resident judgeships under subsection (a) of this Section shall
2not entitle the 6th judicial circuit to any additional circuit
3judgeships elected at-large.
4(Source: P.A. 102-693, eff. 1-7-22; 102-1126, eff. 2-10-23.)