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 Bill Status of SJRCA0019  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Matt Murphy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die
ILCON Art. V, Sec. 1 
ILCON Art. V, Sec. 3 
ILCON Art. V, Sec. 7 
ILCON Art. V, Sec. 18.5 new 
ILCON Art. VIII, Sec. 3 

Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Executive and Finance Articles of the Illinois Constitution. Adds an elected Auditor General as an officer of the executive branch of State government. Eliminates the position of Auditor General appointed by the General Assembly. Specifies the same powers and duties for the elected officer as for the appointed officer, with the addition of (i) the power of subpoena and (ii) the power to investigate all matters relating to government operations, financial or otherwise. Provides that the Auditor General is subject to oversight and audit as the General Assembly may provide by law. Effective upon being declared adopted and applies to the office of Auditor General first filled by election in 2010.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2007SenateFiled with Secretary
  2/9/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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