JUDGE-ADD 1-17TH CIRCUIT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Circuit Courts Act. Authorizes the addition of one
circuit judge to be elected at large in the seventeenth judicial
circuit. Provides that the additional circuit judgeship shall be
filled by appointment until the general election in November of 1998.
FISCAL NOTE (Office of the Ill. Courts)
Total annual cost to the State will be $162,191, $112,491 for
judicial salaries and $49,700 for insurance, travel and court
There is a need for an additional circuit judge in the
17th Judicial Circuit.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)
Fails to create a State mandate.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 4. (House recedes June 1, 1997)
Authorizes the addition of one circuit judge elected in the
nineteenth judicial circuit who is a resident of and elected from Lake
County, one circuit judge elected in the fifth judicial circuit who is
a resident of and elected from Vermilion County, and one resident
judge elected in the Circuit of Cook County from Chicago to serve in
the juvenile division.
CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT NO. 1.
Recommends that the House recede from H-am 4.
Recommends that the bill be amended as follows:
Deletes reference to:
735 ILCS 5/8-1401
Reinserts the provisions of H-am 4. Adds an additional circuit
judge elected at large in the eighteenth judicial circuit. Adds an
additional resident judge from the third judicial subcircuit in Cook
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0526
Last action date: 97-11-18
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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