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 Bill Status of HB3846  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  COUNTIES-ELECT BOARD CHAIRMAN

House Sponsors
Rep. Sam Yingling - David S. Olsen and Mark Batinick

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/2A-1.2from Ch. 46, par. 2A-1.2
55 ILCS 5/2-1003.5 new
55 ILCS 5/2-4003.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that in counties where the county board chooses or elects one of its own members as chairman, the county may change to electing its county board chairman by a petition signed by 5% of the number of voters who voted at the last general election and then a referendum of the voters. Provides that if the referendum is approved, the county board chairman shall be elected at the general election next following the approval of the referendum and at the general election every 4 years thereafter. Amends the Election Code making conforming changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sam Yingling
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David S. Olsen
  3/1/2017HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  3/9/2017HouseTo Transparency Subcommittee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/14/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick

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