90th General Assembly
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CON AMEND-JUDGES-MERIT SELECT                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Proposes  to  amend  the  Judiciary  Article  of   the   Illinois      
   Constitution.   Provides  for the appointment of Supreme and Appellate      
   Court Judges, and Circuit Judges in the First  Judicial  District  and      
   circuits  adopting merit selection by referendum, by the Governor from      
   nominees submitted by Judicial Nominating Commissions.  Permits  other      
   Judicial Circuits to adopt by referendum a plan for merit selection of      
   Circuit  Judges.  Provides  that  Judicial Review Commissions shall be      
   established to decide whether  appointed  Judges  shall  be  retained.      
   Provides  for  Associate Judges to be phased out in the First Judicial      
   District and  in  circuits  adopting  merit  selection.   Makes  other      
   changes. Effective upon approval by the electors.                           
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: House

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


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