10 ILCS 5/28-1 from Ch. 46, par. 28-1
55 ILCS 5/2-3002 from Ch. 34, par. 2-3002
Amends the Counties Code and the Election Code. Authorizes
advisory referenda concerning (i) the number of members of the county
board to be elected, (ii) whether the board members should be elected
from single-member districts, multi-member districts, or at-large, or
(iii) both. Provides that the advisory referenda may be initiated by
an ordinance of the county board or by a petition containing the
signatures of 1% of the registered voters of the county. Removes this
type of advisory referenda from the general limit of 3 public
questions per ballot. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Removes the provision allowing for an advisory referendum on
questions concerning whether the board members should be elected from
single-member districts, multi-member districts, or at-large. Provides
that questions concerning whether the board members should be elected
from single-member districts, multi-member districts, or at-large may
be decided by a referendum or by ordinance (now, only by ordinance).
Provides that if the method is determined by referendum, it cannot be
changed by ordinance for 12 years.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the bill
as introduced. Effective immediately.
SEP-24-2001 H FILED WITH CLERK
NOV-07-2001 H FIRST READING
NOV-07-2001 H REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE RULES
JAN-23-2002 H ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE ELEC CAMP REF
FEB-06-2002 H AMENDMENT NO. 01-ELEC CAMP REF H
FEB-06-2002 H ADOPTED
FEB-06-2002 H MOTION DO PASS AS AMENDED-LOST 004-007-000 HECR
FEB-06-2002 H REMAINS IN COMMITTEE ELEC CAMP REF
FEB-14-2002 H AMENDMENT NO. 02-ELEC CAMP REF H
FEB-14-2002 H ADOPTED
FEB-14-2002 H DO PASS AMENDED/SHORT DEBATE 010-000-000 HECR
FEB-14-2002 H PLACED CALENDAR 2ND READING-SHORT DEBATE
FEB-15-2002 H SECOND READING-SHORT DEBATE
FEB-15-2002 H PLCD CAL ORDER 3RD READING-SHORT DEBATE
FEB-15-2002 H ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR BOLAND
APR-05-2002 H RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A) RULES HRUL
JAN-07-2003 H SESSION SINE DIE
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