Bill Status of HJRCA0014 100th General Assembly
Short Description: CON AMEND-REDISTRICTING
Rep. Grant Wehrli
Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that the State Board of Elections shall produce a redistricting plan using a computer program. In the year following each Federal decennial census year, requires the State Board of Elections to designate its computer program by April 15 and to file the redistricting plan by June 1, which is presumed valid and has the force and effect of law. The computer program designated by the State Board of Elections must disregard specified data and must consider certain prioritized factors; the computer program shall otherwise produce districts in a random manner. Effective beginning with redistricting in 2021 and applies to members elected in 2022 and thereafter.