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 Bill Status of HB3953  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  COUNTIES CD-ELECT CHAIRMAN

House Sponsors
Rep. Jack D. Franks

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/7/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Lost 016-100-000

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/2A-1.2from Ch. 46, par. 2A-1.2
55 ILCS 5/3-7005from Ch. 34, par. 3-7005


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that an elected Chairman of the County Board shall be on the ballot at the general election in the appropriate even-numbered years. Amends the Counties Code. Provides that the chairman of a county board in a county with a population of more than 300,000 inhabitants shall be elected by the voters, rather than by the county board members, beginning with the 2012 general election. Sets forth requirements concerning the length of terms and compensation.

House Committee Amendment No. 2
Provides that the elected Chairman of the County Board shall serve a 4-year term (instead of a 2-year term).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/6/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jack D. Franks
  1/10/2012HouseFirst Reading
  1/10/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/24/2012HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Reform Committee
  2/1/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/1/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/7/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jack D. Franks
  2/7/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Elections & Campaign Reform Committee
  2/28/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted in Elections & Campaign Reform Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/28/2012HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elections & Campaign Reform Committee; 006-001-000
  2/29/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/29/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/6/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/6/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/7/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Lost 016-100-000

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