Bill Status of SJR0027  98th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather A. Steans - Karen McConnaughay - Pamela J. Althoff - Don Harmon - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Kwame Raoul, Daniel Biss, Michael Noland, Julie A. Morrison, Steven M. Landek, Ira I. Silverstein, William Delgado and Melinda Bush

House Sponsors
(Rep. Elaine Nekritz - Barbara Wheeler - Robyn Gabel - Barbara Flynn Currie - Kelly M. Cassidy, Jay Hoffman, Sandra M. Pihos, Carol A. Sente, Mike Smiddy, Lou Lang, Linda Chapa LaVia, La Shawn K. Ford, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Deborah Conroy, Sara Feigenholtz, Laura Fine, Keith Farnham, Jack D. Franks, Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr. and Christian L. Mitchell)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/31/2013SenateAdopted Both Houses

Synopsis As Introduced
Urges Congress to adopt a constitutional amendment reversing the Citizens United v. FEC ruling and related cases by clarifying that corporations and other artificial entities are not people with constitutional rights, and that money is property, not speech, and therefore can be regulated.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Changes the body cited as having a compelling interest in fair elections from the Illinois Senate to the Illinois General Assembly.

DateChamber Action
  3/13/2013SenateFiled with Secretary
  3/13/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
  3/13/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/13/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/15/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  3/19/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/19/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  4/5/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  4/10/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/16/2013SenateAssigned to Executive
  4/16/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/16/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/17/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  4/18/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  4/30/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  5/1/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/1/2013SenateBe Adopted as Amended Executive; 011-004-000
  5/1/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Secretary's Desk Resolutions May 2, 2013
  5/7/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  5/9/2013SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/14/2013SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/14/2013SenateResolution Adopted as Amended 037-009-000
  5/15/2013HouseArrived in House
  5/15/2013HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  5/15/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/16/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Wheeler
  5/16/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  5/20/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/20/2013HouseAssigned to Judiciary
  5/20/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  5/21/2013HouseMotion Filed to Suspend Rule 21 Judiciary; Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/21/2013HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 21 - Prevailed
  5/22/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  5/22/2013HouseRecommends Be Adopted Judiciary; 011-004-000
  5/23/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Resolutions
  5/23/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  5/26/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  5/27/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Smiddy
  5/27/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  5/28/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/28/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/28/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  5/28/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Conroy
  5/29/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/29/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  5/31/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  5/31/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/31/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr.
  5/31/2013HouseResolution Adopted 080-036-002
  5/31/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  5/31/2013SenateAdopted Both Houses