Bill Status of HJRCA0022 93rd General Assembly
Short Description: CON AMEND GA-REDISTRICTING
Rep. Paul D. Froehlich - Wyvetter H. Younge - Terry R. Parke - Julie Hamos - Daniel J. Burke, Sara Feigenholtz and Dave Winters
| 5/1/2004||House||Tabled 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.