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Full Text of SJRCA0004  102nd General Assembly

SC0004 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
SC0004

 

Introduced 2/10/2021, by Sen. Neil Anderson

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 2.5 new
ILCON Art. V, Sec. 2

    Proposes to amend the Legislature and Executive Articles of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that a person may not be elected to the office of State Senator for more than three terms or the office of State Representative for more than five terms, and that service in the General Assembly before the second Wednesday in January of 2023 shall not be considered in the calculation of a person's service. Provides that a person may not be elected to any Executive Branch office, or any combination of Executive Branch offices, for more than 2 terms, and that service in an Executive Branch office before the second Monday in January of 2023 shall not be considered in the calculation of a person's service.


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1
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION
2
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

 
3    RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE OF THE ONE HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL
4ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE HOUSE OF
5REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING HEREIN, that there shall be
6submitted to the electors of the State for adoption or
7rejection at the general election next occurring at least 6
8months after the adoption of this resolution a proposition to
9add Section 2.5 to Article IV and amend Section 2 of Article V
10of the Illinois Constitution as follows:
 
11
ARTICLE IV
12
THE LEGISLATURE

13    (ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 2.5 new)
14SECTION 2.5. TERM LIMITS.
15    A person may not be elected to the office of State Senator
16for more than three terms or the office of State
17Representative for more than five terms. Service before the
18second Wednesday in January of 2023 shall not be considered in
19the calculation of a person's service.
 
20
ARTICLE V
21
THE EXECUTIVE

 

 

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1    (ILCON Art. V, Sec. 2)
2SECTION 2. TERMS
3    These elected officers of the Executive Branch shall hold
4office for four years beginning on the second Monday of
5January after their election and, except in the case of the
6Lieutenant Governor, until their successors are qualified.
7They shall be elected at the general election in 1978 and every
8four years thereafter. A person may not be elected to any
9Executive Branch office, or any combination of Executive
10Branch offices, for more than two terms. Service before the
11second Monday in January of 2023 shall not be considered in the
12calculation of a person's service.
13(Source: Illinois Constitution.)
 
14
SCHEDULE
15    This Constitutional Amendment takes effect upon being
16declared adopted in accordance with Section 7 of the Illinois
17Constitutional Amendment Act.