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 Bill Status of SJRCA0041  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chris Lauzen

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 1 
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 2 

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.

DateChamber Action
  2/25/2009SenateFiled with Secretary
  2/25/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/5/2009SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/12/2009SenateTo Executive Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments
  4/12/2010SenateHeld in Executive; Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments
  4/15/2010SenatePostponed - Executive
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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