Bill Status of HB3119 100th General Assembly
Short Description: GOV FAST TRACK LEGISLATION
Rep. Tom Demmer
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Special Session Act. Provides that the Governor may call a special session for the purpose of proposing specific legislation to the General Assembly, which shall be labeled as "Fast Track Legislation". Provides that the Governor's proposal shall be drafted and filed as a bill in either house of the General Assembly by a member to be selected by the Governor. Requires any bill that is labeled as Fast Track Legislation to be voted upon, without amendment, within 30 consecutive calendar days of introduction during the special session. Provides that if that bill passes the house of introduction, then it shall proceed to the other house, where it shall also be voted upon, without amendment, within 30 consecutive calendar days of its arrival in that house during the special session. Provides that if no vote is taken upon a Fast Track Legislation bill after being introduced in the relevant house, the special session provided for such legislation shall continue until a vote is tallied. Provides that nothing shall be construed to affect or contravene the powers of the General Assembly with respect to the passage of bills, as set forth in Section 8 of Article IV of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that if the General Assembly is convened in special session by the Governor for the purpose of Governor's Fast Track Legislation, members of the General Assembly shall not be eligible to file or collect per diem or mileage payments for their participation in the special session.