Bill Status of HJRCA0010 98th General Assembly
Short Description: JUDICIARY-JUDICIAL RETENTION
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
| 5/3/2014||House||Tabled Pursuant to Rule 46|
|ILCON Art. VI, Sec. 12.1 new|| |
Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Judiciary Article of the Illinois Constitution concerning the retention of Supreme, Appellate, and Circuit Judges. Creates a Judicial Retention Commission in each Judicial District to evaluate the qualifications of Supreme and Appellate Court Judges seeking retention and creates a Judicial Retention Commission in each Judicial Circuit to determine the qualification for Judges for retention in the Circuit. Provides for the impaneling of additional Judicial Retention Commissions in a Circuit if more than 40 Judges have filed a declaration of candidacy for retention. Provides that Judges found unqualified by the Commissions may seek retention in retention elections. Provides that Judges found qualified are retained in office. Effective upon being declared adopted under Section 7 of the Illinois Constitutional Amendment Act.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/1/2013||House||Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy|| 2/1/2013||House||Read in Full a First Time|| 2/1/2013||House||Referred to Rules Committee|| 5/3/2014||House||Tabled Pursuant to Rule 46|