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 Bill Status of HB4344  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  STAGGERED TERMS FOR ALDERMEN

House Sponsors
Rep. Thaddeus Jones

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/1/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/3.1-10-65from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-10-65
65 ILCS 5/3.1-10-75from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-10-75
65 ILCS 5/3.1-15-40from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-15-40
65 ILCS 5/3.1-20-22from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-20-22


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that no later than 60 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the corporate authorities of a municipality with a population of fewer than 40,000 inhabitants in which aldermen or trustees are elected for 2-year terms shall adopt an ordinance providing that, at the first election of aldermen or trustees that occurs after July 1, 2018 (if the effective date of the amendatory Act is on or before July 1, 2018) or July 1, 2019 (if the effective date of the amendatory Act is after July 1, 2018), one alderman or trustee shall be elected from each even-numbered ward for a 2-year term and one alderman or trustee shall be elected from each odd-numbered ward for a 4-year term, after which their successors shall be elected for 4-year terms. Prohibits municipalities from reducing the length of the terms from 4 years to 2 years. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/25/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  1/26/2018HouseFirst Reading
  1/26/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2018HouseAssigned to Cities & Villages Committee
  4/11/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  4/11/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  4/19/2018HouseAssigned to Cities & Villages Committee
  4/19/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Cities & Villages Committee
  4/19/2018HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 1, 2018
  5/1/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/1/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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