90th General Assembly
Summary of SJR0057
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CON AMEND-ELIMINAT COMPTROLLER                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Proposes  to  amend  the  Executive  Article  of   the   Illinois      
   Constitution.    Eliminates  the  Office of the Comptroller.  Provides      
   that the Treasurer shall  (i)  maintain  the  State's  central  fiscal      
   accounts  and  order  payments  into  and out of the accounts, (ii) be      
   responsible  for  the  safekeeping  and  investment  of   monies   and      
   securities  deposited  with  him or her, and (iii) have the duties and      
   powers that may be prescribed by law.  Effective  upon  conclusion  of      
   the term of the Comptroller elected in 1998.                                
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          ILCON Art. V, Sec. 1                                                 
          ILCON Art. V, Sec. 3                                                 
          ILCON Art. V, Sec. 7                                                 
          ILCON Art. V, Sec. 17                                                
          ILCON Art. V, Sec. 18                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 8.1 new                                          
        Deletes substance of Amendment. Proposes to amend the Legislature      
   Article of the Illinois Constitution. Requires a three-fifths vote of       
   the members elected to each house of the General Assembly to pass a         
   bill that would increase the rate of a tax on or measured by income or      
   to pass a bill that would increase the tangible personal property.          
   Effective upon the approval by the electors of the State.                   
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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