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 Bill Status of HJRCA0053  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  CON AMEND-TERM LIMITS

House Sponsors
Rep. Sam Yingling

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die
 
ILCON Art. III, Sec. 9 new 


Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Suffrage and Elections Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that no person shall be elected to the Senate for more than 3 consecutive terms and that no person shall be elected to the House of Representatives for more than 5 consecutive terms; provides for staggered applicability to Legislative and Representative Districts. Provides that no person shall be elected to the same Executive Branch office for more than 3 consecutive terms. Provides that elected bodies in any unit of local government or school district shall have the authority to implement term limits for all elected or appointed officials within that unit of local government or school district. Provides that judges shall have the authority to implement term limits for any elected judge. Effective upon being declared adopted.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/11/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sam Yingling
  2/11/2016HouseRead in Full a First Time
  2/11/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/6/2016HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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