Bill Status of HJRCA0035 101st General Assembly
Short Description: CON AMEND-GA COMPOSITION
Rep. Allen Skillicorn - Brad Halbrook - Chris Miller
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that the legislative power is vested in a General Assembly consisting of a Senate and a House of Representatives, elected by the electors from 102 counties (currently, 59 Legislative Districts) and 118 Representative Districts. Provides that one Senator shall be elected from each county in this State. Provides that the General Assembly shall divide the counties as equally as possible into three groups for electoral purposes. Establishes 118 Representative Districts independent of the number of Legislative Districts (currently, each Legislative District consists of 2 Representative Districts). Provides that no Legislative Districts shall be established following the 2020 decennial census, or any decennial census thereafter, for the purpose of selecting State Senators. Modifies the appointment of members to the Legislative Redistricting Commission to remove appointments made by the President and Minority Leader of the Senate. Makes conforming changes. Effective upon being declared adopted.