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 Bill Status of HB0962  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Michael Tryon - Jack D. Franks - Sidney H. Mathias - Carolyn H. Krause, Patricia R. Bellock and Fred Crespo

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. David Koehler - Pamela J. Althoff)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/17/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0646

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
10 ILCS 5/25-2from Ch. 46, par. 25-2
65 ILCS 5/3.1-10-5from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-10-5
65 ILCS 5/3.1-10-50
65 ILCS 5/3.1-10-51 new
65 ILCS 5/3.1-20-25from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-20-25
65 ILCS 5/3.1-25-75from Ch. 24, par. 3.1-25-75
65 ILCS 5/5-2-11from Ch. 24, par. 5-2-11
65 ILCS 5/5-2-15from Ch. 24, par. 5-2-15

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Election Code. Provides that a municipality having a population under 500,000 is not subject to the provisions regarding the events by which an elective office becomes vacant. Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that a person is ineligible for election or appointment (now, only applies to election) to municipal office unless that person is a qualified elector of and has resided in the municipality for at least one year. Establishes exceptions for persons in newly incorporated municipalities. Describes the events upon which a municipal elective office becomes vacant for municipalities with a population under 500,000, such as unconditional resignation, conditional resignation, death, disability, and abandonment. Provides for the election of an acting mayor and an acting president in the event of a vacancy. Provides for the appointment of an alderman or trustee to fill a vacancy. Provides when a vacant position with an unexpired term must be filled by an election. Provides for filling a vacancy in an office of a municipal officer or an alderman. Deletes provisions concerning filling the vacancy of the office of a village alderman or trustee. Effective January 1, 2008.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael Tryon
  2/8/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/8/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carolyn H. Krause
  2/8/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/13/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Cross
  2/15/2007HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Reform Committee
  3/23/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/29/2007HouseAssigned to Elections & Campaign Reform Committee
  3/29/2007HouseCommittee/3rd Reading Deadline Extended-Rule April 30, 2007
  4/18/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Elections & Campaign Reform Committee; 007-001-000
  4/18/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/24/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/24/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  4/24/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 098-017-000
  4/25/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  4/25/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 26, 2007
  4/25/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/25/2007SenateFirst Reading
  4/25/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  5/2/2007SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. David Koehler
  5/2/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/2/2007SenateAssigned to Local Government
  5/15/2007SenateDo Pass Local Government; 009-000-000
  5/15/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 16, 2007
  5/15/2007SenateSecond Reading
  5/15/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2007
  5/16/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  5/16/2007HousePassed Both Houses
  6/14/2007HouseSent to the Governor
  8/13/2007HouseGovernor Vetoed
  9/19/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Total Veto October 2, 2007
  9/27/2007HouseMotion Filed Override Governor Veto Rep. Michael Tryon
  10/2/2007HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Cross
  10/2/2007House3/5 Vote Required
  10/2/2007HouseOverride Governor Veto - House Passed 111-001-001
  10/10/2007SenatePlaced Calendar Total Veto October 11, 2007
  10/10/2007SenateMotion Filed Override Governor Veto Sen. David Koehler
  10/11/2007Senate3/5 Vote Required
  10/11/2007SenateOverride Governor Veto - Senate Passed 056-000-000
  10/11/2007HouseBoth Houses Override Total Veto
  10/17/2007HouseEffective Date January 1, 2008
  10/17/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0646

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