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HC0027 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
HC0027

 

Introduced 2/22/2021, by Rep. Amy Elik

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
ILCON Art. VIII, Sec. 2

    Proposes to amend the Finance Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that the General Assembly shall pass a balanced budget that makes appropriations based on funds estimated to be available by the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability. Effective upon being declared adopted.


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1
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION
2
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT

 
3    RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
4HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE
5SENATE CONCURRING HEREIN, that there shall be submitted to the
6electors of the State for adoption or rejection at the general
7election next occurring at least 6 months after the adoption
8of this resolution a proposition to amend Section 2 of Article
9VIII of the Illinois Constitution as follows:
 
10
ARTICLE VIII
11
FINANCE

12    (ILCON Art. VIII, Sec. 2)
13SECTION 2. STATE FINANCE
14    (a) The Governor shall prepare and submit to the General
15Assembly, at a time prescribed by law, a State budget for the
16ensuing fiscal year. The budget shall set forth the estimated
17balance of funds available for appropriation at the beginning
18of the fiscal year, the estimated receipts, and a plan for
19expenditures and obligations during the fiscal year of every
20department, authority, public corporation and quasi-public
21corporation of the State, every State college and university,
22and every other public agency created by the State, but not of
23units of local government or school districts. The budget

 

 

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1shall also set forth the indebtedness and contingent
2liabilities of the State and such other information as may be
3required by law. Proposed expenditures shall not exceed funds
4estimated to be available for the fiscal year as shown in the
5budget.
6    (b) The General Assembly shall pass a balanced budget
7based on funds estimated to be available by the Commission on
8Government Forecasting and Accountability, or its successor
9agency, that makes The General Assembly by law shall make
10appropriations for all expenditures of public funds by the
11State. Appropriations for a fiscal year shall not exceed funds
12estimated by the Commission on Government Forecasting and
13Accountability, or its successor agency, General Assembly to
14be available during that year.
15(Source: Illinois Constitution.)
 
16
SCHEDULE
17    This Constitutional Amendment takes effect upon being
18declared adopted in accordance with Section 7 of the Illinois
19Constitutional Amendment Act.