(25 ILCS 10/2)
(from Ch. 63, par. 23.2)
The Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate, and the
Chairman and members of the Senate Committee on Committees shall be
considered as holding continuing offices until their respective successors
are elected and qualified.
In the event of death or resignation of the Speaker of the House or of
the President of the Senate after the sine die adjournment of the session
of the General Assembly at which he was elected, the powers held by him
shall pass respectively to the Majority Leader of the House of
Representatives or to the Majority Leader of the Senate who, for
the purposes of such powers shall be considered as holding continuing
offices until his respective successors are elected and qualified.
(Source: P.A. 98-692, eff. 7-1-14.)