Full Text of HB2608 102nd General Assembly
HB2608 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 2/19/2021, by Rep. Tim Butler
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
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.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
of Government Commission Act.
Seat of Government Commission.
(a) The Seat of Government Commission is hereby created.
(b) The Commission shall consist of the following members:
(1) 4 members appointed one each by the Speaker of the
House the Representatives, the Minority Leader of the
House of Representatives, the President of the Senate, and
the Minority Leader of the Senate;
(2) 6 members appointed one each by the Governor,
Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State,
State Comptroller, and State Treasurer;
(3) the Executive Director of the Capital Development
Board or his or her designee;
(4) the Director of Central Management Services or his
or her designee;
(5) the Architect of the Capitol or his or her
(6) one member appointed by the Mayor of Springfield,
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(7) one member appointed by the Sangamon County Board
(8) three public members, one of whom shall be the
chairperson of the Commission, who reside in Sangamon
County, appointed by the Governor.
(c) Public members of the Commission shall serve 4-year
terms, and shall be eligible for re-appointment. Members shall
otherwise serve at the pleasure of their respective appointing
official and vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as
the initial appointment. Members of the Commission shall serve
without compensation, but may receive reimbursement for
expenses incurred in performing their duties.
(d) The Commission shall meet at least quarterly in
Springfield, Illinois at the times and places as may be
designated by the Commission. The Commission shall develop and
implement policies that provide the public with a reasonable
opportunity to appear before the Commission and speak or
comment on any issue under the jurisdiction of the Commission.
(e) The Office of the Governor shall provide
administrative and other support to the Commission.
Duties of the Commission.
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
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and the seat of government.