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 Bill Status of HB4991  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Tom Cross

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kwame Raoul)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/24/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-1069

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
705 ILCS 35/2from Ch. 37, par. 72.2
705 ILCS 35/2afrom Ch. 37, par. 72.2a

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Circuit Courts Act. Provides that in the 23rd judicial circuit, there shall be no at large circuit judgeships and only resident circuit judges shall be elected as provided in the Act. Adds the 23rd judicial circuit as an exception, along with Cook County, to the provision that provides that 4 circuit judges shall be elected in any circuit in which there is situated any State institution providing educational or welfare facilities for more than 25,000 persons. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Cross
  2/6/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/6/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2012HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  2/22/2012HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 010-000-000
  2/22/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Tom Cross
  3/2/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/21/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/22/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
  3/22/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/22/2012SenateArrive in Senate
  3/22/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 23, 2012
  3/26/2012SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  3/27/2012SenateFirst Reading
  3/27/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/11/2012SenateAssigned to Executive
  4/18/2012SenateDo Pass Executive; 011-000-000
  4/18/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 19, 2012
  5/18/2012SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 21, 2012
  5/24/2012SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Kwame Raoul
  5/25/2012SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2012
  5/28/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-000-001
  5/28/2012HousePassed Both Houses
  6/26/2012HouseSent to the Governor
  8/24/2012HouseGovernor Approved
  8/24/2012HouseEffective Date August 24, 2012
  8/24/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-1069

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