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 Bill Status of HJRCA0022  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Paul D. Froehlich - Wyvetter H. Younge - Terry R. Parke - Julie Hamos - Daniel J. Burke, Sara Feigenholtz and Dave Winters

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/1/2004HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46

Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Beginning with members elected in 2006, changes the House of Representatives from a 118-member body elected from 118 districts to a 117-member body elected from 39 districts of 3 members each. Prohibits a political party from limiting its nominations to less than 3 candidates in a Representative District. Permits a voter to cast 3 votes among one, 2, or 3 candidates for Representative. Requires the Representative Districts to be redistricted in 2005 in the same manner as decennial redistricting of Legislative and Representative Districts. Effective upon being declared adopted and applies to the election of Representatives in 2006 and thereafter.

DateChamber Action
  11/6/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  11/6/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Wyvetter H. Younge
  11/20/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Terry R. Parke
  11/20/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  11/20/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  11/20/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  11/20/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Winters
  1/15/2004HouseRead in Full a First Time
  1/15/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/1/2004HouseTabled Pursuant to Rule 46

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