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 Bill Status of HJRCA0004  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  CONAMEND-GA/GOV TAKE OFFICE

House Sponsors
Rep. Chapin Rose - Bill Mitchell - Adam Brown - Jason Barickman, Michael G. Connelly, Richard Morthland, Jim Watson and Franco Coladipietro

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/5/2012HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 4 
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 5 
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 6 
ILCON Art. V, Sec. 2 


Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution to provide that (i) the proclamation of results of each election of members of the General Assembly must take place as soon as practical after the general election, but in no case later than seven days prior to the date the General Assembly first convenes, (ii) the General Assembly shall convene each year on the first day of December (excluding Saturday and Sunday), and (iii) the General Assembly may not be in session in any general election year from the date of the general election until first day of December (excluding Saturday and Sunday), except to respond to an act of God, act of terrorism, or other imminent threat to the safety or security of the people of the State or the United States of America. Proposes to amend the Judiciary Article of the Illinois Constitution to provide that (i) the proclamation of results of each election of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor must take place as soon as practical after the general election, but in no case later than seven days prior to the date the General Assembly first convenes in accordance with specified provisions and (ii) the Governor and Lieutenant Governor shall hold office for four years beginning on first day of December (excluding Saturday and Sunday). Effective upon being declared adopted.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Chapin Rose
  1/13/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  1/13/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Brown
  1/13/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jason Barickman
  1/14/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  1/14/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael G. Connelly
  1/18/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard Morthland
  1/18/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  1/18/2011HouseRead in Full a First Time
  1/18/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/10/2011HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  2/10/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  5/5/2012HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46

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