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 Bill Status of HB4854  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Michael Halpin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
55 ILCS 5/1-6003.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that the chairperson of the county board may appoint, with the advice and consent of the county board, an outside attorney to serve as legal counsel to the county board. The chairperson may choose the State's Attorney as legal counsel who shall receive additional compensation as appropriate. Provides that the chairperson, by written order filed with the county clerk, may discontinue the appointment of the outside counsel appointed and prevents compensation to the outside counsel after the discontinuance. Provides that the duty of a State's Attorney to be legal counsel are in addition to the statutory duties of the State's Attorney and the State's Attorney shall not receive additional compensation for the duties performed.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael Halpin
  2/18/2020HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2020HouseAssigned to Counties & Townships Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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