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 Bill Status of SB1536  101st General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Terry Link - Napoleon Harris, III

House Sponsors
(Rep. Rita Mayfield)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/19/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0114

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/3.1-10-17 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that the imposition of term limits by referendum, ordinance, or otherwise must be prospective. Provides that elective office held prior to the effective date of any term limit imposed by a municipality shall not prohibit a person otherwise eligible from running for or holding elective office in that municipality. Provides that term limits imposed in a manner inconsistent with the applicable provisions remain valid prospectively, but are invalid as they apply to service prior to the enactment of the term limits. Provides that imposition of term limits by referendum, ordinance, or otherwise shall only apply to terms for the same office or that category of municipal office. Provides that these provisions apply to all term limits imposed by a municipality by referendum, ordinance, or otherwise passed on or after November 8, 2016. Limits home rule powers. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/12/2019SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/20/2019SenateDo Pass Executive; 013-005-000
  3/20/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2019
  3/20/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  3/27/2019SenateSecond Reading
  3/27/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 28, 2019
  4/11/2019SenateThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  4/11/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed
  4/11/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 031-019-000
  4/12/2019HouseArrived in House
  4/12/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/12/2019HouseFirst Reading
  4/12/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/1/2019HouseAssigned to Cities & Villages Committee
  5/7/2019HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Cities & Villages Committee; 012-002-000
  5/8/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 100-016-001
  5/23/2019SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/21/2019SenateSent to the Governor
  7/19/2019SenateGovernor Approved
  7/19/2019SenateEffective Date July 19, 2019
  7/19/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0114

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