Bill Text: IL HB0491 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the General Assembly Operations Act. Provides that no person may serve more than 10 consecutive years in any of the following leadership roles: Speaker of the House of Representatives, President of the Senate, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, and Minority Leader of the Senate. Provides that the limitations imposed by the amendatory Act apply to service beginning on and after January 9, 2019.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 4-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB0491 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB0491-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB0491

Introduced , by Rep. Thomas M. Bennett

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
25 ILCS 10/1.5 new

Amends the General Assembly Operations Act. Provides that no person may serve more than 10 consecutive years in any of the following leadership roles: Speaker of the House of Representatives, President of the Senate, Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, and Minority Leader of the Senate. Provides that the limitations imposed by the amendatory Act apply to service beginning on and after January 9, 2019.
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A BILL FOR

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1 AN ACT concerning State government.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The General Assembly Operations Act is amended
5by adding Section 1.5 as follows:
6 (25 ILCS 10/1.5 new)
7 Sec. 1.5. Term limits for legislative leaders.
8Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, no person may
9serve more than 10 consecutive years in any of the following
10leadership roles: Speaker of the House of Representatives,
11President of the Senate, Minority Leader of the House of
12Representatives, and Minority Leader of the Senate. The
13limitations imposed by this amendatory Act of the 100th General
14Assembly apply to service beginning on and after January 9,
152019.
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