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Full Text of HB2608  102nd General Assembly

HB2608 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB2608

 

Introduced 2/19/2021, by Rep. Tim Butler

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
New Act

    Creates the Seat of Government Commission Act. Creates the Seat of Government Commission. Provides for membership of the Commission and membership requirements. Provides for meetings of the Commission. Provides that the Office of the Governor shall provide administrative and other support to the Commission. Provides that it shall be the duty of the Commission to serve as a line of communication between the State and local officials in the seat of government, regarding property leases, ownership, and any other issues deemed relevant to interactions between the State government and the seat of government.


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A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning government.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Seat
5of Government Commission Act.
 
6    Section 5. Seat of Government Commission.
7    (a) The Seat of Government Commission is hereby created.
8    (b) The Commission shall consist of the following members:
9        (1) 4 members appointed one each by the Speaker of the
10    House the Representatives, the Minority Leader of the
11    House of Representatives, the President of the Senate, and
12    the Minority Leader of the Senate;
13        (2) 6 members appointed one each by the Governor,
14    Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State,
15    State Comptroller, and State Treasurer;
16        (3) the Executive Director of the Capital Development
17    Board or his or her designee;
18        (4) the Director of Central Management Services or his
19    or her designee;
20        (5) the Architect of the Capitol or his or her
21    designee;
22        (6) one member appointed by the Mayor of Springfield,
23    Illinois;

 

 

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1        (7) one member appointed by the Sangamon County Board
2    Chairman; and
3        (8) three public members, one of whom shall be the
4    chairperson of the Commission, who reside in Sangamon
5    County, appointed by the Governor.
6    (c) Public members of the Commission shall serve 4-year
7terms, and shall be eligible for re-appointment. Members shall
8otherwise serve at the pleasure of their respective appointing
9official and vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as
10the initial appointment. Members of the Commission shall serve
11without compensation, but may receive reimbursement for
12expenses incurred in performing their duties.
13    (d) The Commission shall meet at least quarterly in
14Springfield, Illinois at the times and places as may be
15designated by the Commission. The Commission shall develop and
16implement policies that provide the public with a reasonable
17opportunity to appear before the Commission and speak or
18comment on any issue under the jurisdiction of the Commission.
19    (e) The Office of the Governor shall provide
20administrative and other support to the Commission.
 
21    Section 10. Duties of the Commission. It shall be the duty
22of the Commission to serve as a line of communication between
23the State and local officials in the seat of government,
24regarding property leases, ownership, and any other issues
25deemed relevant to interactions between the State government

 

 

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1and the seat of government.