Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Judicial Vacancies Act. Provides that a person
appointed to fill a vacancy in the office of circuit judge must be a
resident of the subcircuit or circuit, or in the case of a resident
circuit judge, of the county from which the person whose vacancy is
being filled was elected. Effective immediately.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
HB 1550 fails to create a State mandate.
FISCAL NOTE (Administrative Office of Ill. Courts)
There would not be a fiscal impact on the Judicial Branch.
HB1550 would neither decrease nor increase the number of judges
in the State.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that a person appointed to fill a vacancy in the office
of circuit judge must, at the time of appointment, be a resident of
the subcircuit in Cook County or circuit outside Cook County, or if a
resident circuit judge, a resident of the county from which the person
whose vacancy is being filled was elected.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0342
Last action date: 97-08-08
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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