Bill Status of HB3607 97th General Assembly
Short Description: U.S. SENATE SPECIAL ELECTION
Rep. Sidney H. Mathias - Sandra M. Pihos - Renée Kosel - David Harris - Jil Tracy, Dwight Kay and Norine Hammond
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. With respect to vacancies in the office of United States Senator from Illinois, provides that: (i) a vacancy occurring more than 180 days before the next regularly scheduled election to fill that seat shall remain vacant until filled at a special election; and (ii) a vacancy occurring 180 or fewer days before the next regularly scheduled election to fill that seat shall be filled by temporary appointment by the Governor until the conclusion of the vacant term (now, whenever a vacancy occurs it is filled by temporary appointment by the Governor until the next election of United States Representatives).