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92_HB5791 LRB9213139JMmb 1 AN ACT concerning the General Assembly. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The General Assembly Operations Act is amended 5 by adding Section 3.5 as follows: 6 (25 ILCS 10/3.5 new) 7 Sec. 3.5. Length of service as Speaker, President, and 8 Minority Leader. A member of the Senate may not serve as 9 either President of the Senate or Minority Leader of the 10 Senate if that member has already served during 4 General 11 Assemblies as President of the Senate, as Minority Leader of 12 the Senate, or in both of those offices in the aggregate. A 13 member of the House of Representatives may not serve as 14 either Speaker of the House of Representatives or Minority 15 Leader of the House of Representatives if that member has 16 already served during 4 General Assemblies as Speaker of the 17 House of Representatives, as Minority Leader of the House of 18 Representatives, or in both of those offices in the 19 aggregate. Service as Speaker, President, or Minority Leader 20 for more than one year of a General Assembly constitutes 21 service during that General Assembly. This Section does not 22 apply to a member serving as Speaker, President, or Minority 23 Leader on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 24 92nd General Assembly. Upon election as Speaker or Minority 25 Leader of the House of Representatives or President or 26 Minority Leader of the Senate in succession to a different 27 member, that Speaker, President, or Minority Leader may 28 appoint the same or different members to that house's 29 leadership positions of his or her political party. 30 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon -2- LRB9213139JMmb 1 becoming law.
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