90th General Assembly
Summary of HJRCA0014
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CON AMEND-COURT COMM MEMBERS                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Proposes  to  amend  the  Judiciary  Article  of   the   Illinois      
   Constitution.  Provides  that the Courts Commission shall consist of 7      
   members appointed as follows: 2 Appellate Court  Judges  appointed  by      
   that  Court,  2  Circuit  Judges  appointed by the Chief Judges of the      
   Judicial Circuits, and 3 citizens  appointed  by  the  Supreme  Court.      
   Provides  for  a  like  number  of  alternates to serve if a member is      
   disqualified.  Provides for 4-year staggered terms. Allows for  appeal      
   of  Commission  decisions  to the Supreme Court or, if a Supreme Court      
   Judge is subject to discipline, to a Special Panel of Appellate  Court      
   Judges.   Both  the  Judicial  Inquiry Board and the Judge may appeal.      
   Requires the Commission to adopt  comprehensive  rules.   Makes  other      
   changes.  Effective upon approval of the electors.                          
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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