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Illinois General Assembly: HJRCA10 actions on Jan. 18

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 19, 2019

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The following actions were taken on Jan. 18 in the House on House bill HJRCA10 ("conamend-legislative redistrct"): "Referred to Rules Committee" and "Read in Full a First Time".

The Rules Committees is a powerful standing committee in the House controlled by the majority. All legislation is assigned to the Rules Committee as a kind of legislative filter that sorts the more-than-6,000 bills introduced each year. The committee considers the legislation and often assigns it to other committees in order to be heard by other lawmakers. Sometimes, legislation dies in the Rules Committee if the committee decides it does not merit further consideration, occasionally leading to objections from the minority party that just a few legislators from the majority have the power to completely kill their legislation. Minority party members have objected that this makes it difficult or impossible for them to represent their constituents.

The bill, as it was introduced in the House by Rep. Jim Durkin (R-82) on Jan. 17, "proposes to amend the Legislature Article of the Illinois Constitution," according to the General Assembly website.

The following house representatives also co-sponsored the bill: Darren Bailey (R-109), Mark Batinick (R-97), Thomas M. Bennett (R-106), Avery Bourne (R-95), Dan Brady (R-105), Terri Bryant (R-115), Tim Butler (R-87), John M. Cabello (R-68), Dan Caulkins (R-101), Andrew S. Chesney (R-89), C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-100), Tom Demmer (R-90), Randy E. Frese (R-94), Amy Grant (R-42), Brad Halbrook (R-102), Norine K. Hammond (R-93), Jeff Keicher (R-70), Michael T. Marron (R-104), Deanne M. Mazzochi (R-47), Michael P. McAuliffe (R-20), Tony McCombie (R-71), Margo McDermed (R-37), David McSweeney (R-52), Charles Meier (R-108), Chris Miller (R-110), Thomas Morrison (R-54), Mike Murphy (R-99), Lindsay Parkhurst (R-79), Steven Reick (R-63), Dave Severin (R-117), Allen Skillicorn (R-66), Keith P. Sommer (R-88), Joe Sosnowski (R-69), Ryan Spain (R-73), Daniel Swanson (R-74), Dan Ugaste (R-65), Michael D. Unes (R-91), Tom Weber (R-64), Grant Wehrli (R-41), David A. Welter (R-75), Keith R. Wheeler (R-50), Blaine Wilhour (R-107) and Patrick Windhorst (R-118).

The table below shows a history of actions for this bill through Jan. 18.

Actions
Date
Chamber
Action
Jan. 22
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. David McSweeney
Jan. 18
House
Referred to Rules Committee
Jan. 18
House
Read in Full a First Time
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Avery Bourne
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Steven Reick
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Ugaste
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick Windhorst
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Blaine Wilhour
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Weber
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael D. Unes
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith P. Sommer
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Allen Skillicorn
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Murphy
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Miller
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael T. Marron
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jeff Keicher
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Brad Halbrook
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Caulkins
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
Jan. 17
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Darren Bailey
Jan. 17
House
Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
Jan. 17
House
Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsay Parkhurst
Jan. 17
House
Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
Jan. 17
House
Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
Jan. 17
House
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Durkin

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