Bill Status of SJRCA0041 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: CON AMEND-LEGISLATURE ARTICLE
Sen. Chris Lauzen
| 1/12/2011||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Beginning with members elected in 2012, changes the House of Representatives from a 118-member body elected from 118 districts to a 117-member body elected from 39 districts of 3 members each. Prohibits a political party from limiting its nominations to less than 3 candidates in a Representative District. Permits a voter to cast 3 votes among one, 2, or 3 candidates for Representative. Effective upon being declared adopted and applies to the election of Representatives in 2012 and thereafter.