March 20, 2020 •
Illinois Lawmakers Cancel A Second Week of Legislative Sessions
Illinois Lawmakers canceled a second week of legislative sessions to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The General Assembly was scheduled to come back to Springfield on March 24.
The deadline for House bills to move out of committee, March 27, has been extended to April 3.
Members may end up meeting during the scheduled spring break period, April 6-17.
The deadline to move bills out of Senate committee is still set for March 27.
The Illinois Constitution requires lawmakers pass a budget before they adjourn on May 31.
Under the Illinois Constitution and state law, the General Assembly cannot hold remote sessions.
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