Bill Text: IL SJRCA0009 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Proposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that final passage of a bill or amendment, except bills for appropriations, may not occur until at least 24 hours after being introduced. Provides that final passage of bills for appropriations may not occur until at least 72 hours after being introduced. Effective upon being declared adopted.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-03-17 - Referred to Assignments [SJRCA0009 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2021-SJRCA0009-Introduced.html


102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
SC0009

Introduced 3/17/2021, by Sen. Jason Plummer

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 8

Proposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that final passage of a bill or amendment, except bills for appropriations, may not occur until at least 24 hours after being introduced. Provides that final passage of bills for appropriations may not occur until at least 72 hours after being introduced. Effective upon being declared adopted.
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SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION
2
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
3 RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE OF THE ONE HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL
4ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE HOUSE OF
5REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING HEREIN, that there shall be
6submitted to the electors of the State for adoption or
7rejection at the general election next occurring at least 6
8months after the adoption of this resolution a proposition to
9amend Article IV of the Illinois Constitution by changing
10Section 8 as follows:
11
ARTICLE IV
12
THE LEGISLATURE
13 (ILCON Art. IV, Sec. 8)
14SECTION 8. PASSAGE OF BILLS
15 (a) The enacting clause of the laws of this State shall be:
16"Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
17represented in the General Assembly."
18 (b) The General Assembly shall enact laws only by bill.
19Bills may originate in either house, but may be amended or
20rejected by the other.
21 (c) No bill shall become a law without the concurrence of a
22majority of the members elected to each house. Final passage
23of a bill shall be by record vote. In the Senate at the request

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1of two members, and in the House at the request of five
2members, a record vote may be taken on any other occasion. A
3record vote is a vote by yeas and nays entered on the journal.
4 (d) A bill shall be read by title on three different days
5in each house. A bill and each amendment thereto shall be
6reproduced and placed on the desk of each member before final
7passage. Final passage of a bill or amendment, except bills
8for appropriations, may not occur until at least 24 hours
9after being introduced. Final passage of bills for
10appropriations may not occur until at least 72 hours after
11being introduced.
12 Bills, except bills for appropriations and for the
13codification, revision or rearrangement of laws, shall be
14confined to one subject. Appropriation bills shall be limited
15to the subject of appropriations.
16 A bill expressly amending a law shall set forth completely
17the sections amended.
18 The Speaker of the House of Representatives and the
19President of the Senate shall sign each bill that passes both
20houses to certify that the procedural requirements for passage
21have been met.
22(Source: Illinois Constitution.)
23
SCHEDULE
24 This Constitutional Amendment takes effect upon being
25declared adopted in accordance with Section 7 of the Illinois

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1Constitutional Amendment Act.
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