91st General Assembly
Summary of HJRCA0016
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Short description: 
CON AMEND-JUDICIARY-VACANCIES                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Proposes  to  amend  the  Judiciary  Article  of   the   Illinois      
   Constitution.  Provides  that judicial vacancies in the First Judicial      
   Circuit, including those created  by  the  expiration  of  a  term  of      
   office,  shall be filled by appointments by the Illinois Supreme Court      
   from  nominees  submitted  by  circuit-wide  and  subcircuit  Judicial      
   Nominating Commissions.  Provides that Judges of  the  First  Judicial      
   Circuit  may  be  retained  in  office  by approval of Judicial Review      
   Commissions or by approval of three-fifths of the voters at  retention      
   elections.   Provides  for  appointment  of  the  various commissions.      
   Effective upon  being  declared  adopted,  and  applies  to  vacancies      
   occurring on or after the following July 1.                                 
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

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


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