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 Bill Status of SJRCA0037  94th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 1 
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 2 
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 3 

Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Beginning with members elected in 2008, 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. Requires the Representative Districts to be redistricted in 2007 in the same manner as decennial redistricting of Legislative and Representative Districts. Effective upon being declared adopted and applies to the election of Representatives in 2008 and thereafter.

DateChamber Action
  4/13/2005SenateFiled with Secretary
  4/13/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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