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 Bill Status of HB5824  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  23RD JUDICIAL CIR JUDGESHIPS

House Sponsors
Rep. Robert W. Pritchard - John D. Anthony

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Dave Syverson )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/16/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0744

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
705 ILCS 35/2f-10
705 ILCS 40/2from Ch. 37, par. 72.42
705 ILCS 45/2from Ch. 37, par. 160.2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Circuit Courts Act, the Judicial Vacancies Act, and the Associate Judges Act. Converts the first vacant 23rd circuit associate judgeship into a resident judgeship from DeKalb County in the 23rd circuit. Provides that the additional resident judgeship shall be filled by election beginning at the 2016 general election, and that the Supreme Court may fill the judgeship by appointment prior to the 2016 general election. Provides that as used in the new provisions, a vacancy does not include the expiration of a term of a resident judge who seeks retention in that office at the next term and that a vacancy does not exist or occur at the expiration of an associate judge's term if the associate judge is reappointed. Makes corresponding changes. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that the vacant circuit associate judgeship to be converted into a resident judgeship from DeKalb County in the 23rd circuit shall be an associate judgeship from DeKalb County. Relocates the list of circumstances which constitute an associate judgeship vacancy and provides that a vacancy exists when a new judgeship is authorized but not filled.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Provides that the vacant circuit associate judgeship to be converted into a resident judgeship from DeKalb County in the 23rd circuit shall be an associate judgeship. Relocates the list of circumstances which constitute an associate judgeship vacancy and provides that a vacancy exists when a new judgeship is authorized but not filled.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  2/14/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2014HouseAssigned to Judiciary
  2/28/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  2/28/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary; 015-000-000
  3/5/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/5/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/5/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/5/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/6/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/1/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  4/1/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/2/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/3/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/3/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  4/3/2014HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  4/3/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/4/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-000-000
  4/4/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
  4/7/2014SenateArrive in Senate
  4/7/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 8, 2014
  4/7/2014SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Dave Syverson
  4/8/2014SenateFirst Reading
  4/8/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/30/2014SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/8/2014SenateDo Pass Executive; 013-000-000
  5/8/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 12, 2014
  5/12/2014SenateSecond Reading
  5/12/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 13, 2014
  5/22/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/22/2014HousePassed Both Houses
  6/20/2014HouseSent to the Governor
  7/16/2014HouseGovernor Approved
  7/16/2014HouseEffective Date July 16, 2014
  7/16/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0744

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