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 Bill Status of SJRCA0010  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  CONAMEND-GA/GOV TAKE OFFICE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chapin Rose - Dan Duffy - Michael Connelly - Pamela J. Althoff - Darin M. LaHood

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die
 
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 4 
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 5 
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 6 
 
ILCON Art. V, Sec. 2 


Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution to provide that (i) the proclamation of results of each election of members of the General Assembly must take place as soon as practical after the general election, but in no case later than seven days prior to the date the General Assembly first convenes, (ii) the General Assembly shall convene each year on the first day of December (excluding Saturday and Sunday), and (iii) the General Assembly may not be in session in any general election year from the date of the general election until the first day of December (excluding Saturday and Sunday), except to respond to an act of God, act of terrorism, or other imminent threat to the safety or security of the people of the State or the United States of America. Proposes to amend the Executive Article of the Illinois Constitution to provide that (i) the proclamation of results of each election of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor must take place as soon as practical after the general election, but in no case later than seven days prior to the date the General Assembly first convenes in accordance with specified provisions and (ii) the Governor and Lieutenant Governor shall hold office for four years beginning on first day of December (excluding Saturday and Sunday). Effective upon being declared adopted.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/13/2013SenateFiled with Secretary
  2/13/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/28/2014SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/28/2014SenateTo Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments
  4/3/2014SenatePostponed in Executive Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments
  4/7/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Duffy
  4/8/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  4/8/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/29/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Darin M. LaHood
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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