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Illinois Con

State Constitution

Governor of State Pat Quinn
Lieutenant Governor of State Sheila Simon
Attorney General of State Lisa Madigan
Secretary of State Jessie White
Comptroller of State Judy Baar Topinka
Treasurer of State Dan Rutherford
What Amendment gives the state powers 10th amendment
What are two major responsibilities that the federal government gave to the states approving amendments to the U.S constitution and the election of federal officials
What are two major ways that the Federal Government cooperates with the States to help each other Transportation construction and detecting a crime
Who is the US Senior Senator from Springfield Dick Durbin
Who is the US Junior Senator from Highland Park Mark Kirk
Where do the Senators work Washington DC
What was the Representative district that we were in 11th district
What is the Representative district that we are in 2nd district
Who is the Representative of our district Robin Kelley
How many Illinois Representative are in D.C 19
A new congressional district map will be drawn every.... 10 years because of the Census figures
What is Census Counts the population every ten years
What was the year that the original Illinois Constitution made 1818
What is the number of our state 21st state
What year was the New State Constitution made 1970
What are the different branches Executive, Legislative and Judicial Branch
Who is the head of the Executive Branch and shares authority with five other elected constitutional officers The Governor Pat Quinn
Whats is it called when Congress gets together The General Assembly
How many members are in the House of Representative 118
How many members are in the Senate 59
What court is the head of the Judaical Branch The Supreme Court
How many court of Appellate are there 5
How many Judicial Circuits are there 22
How many members are in the Supreme Court 7
Office of the Governor:Pat Quinn The Governor is the chief executive of the state,responsible for the administration of all areas of the Executive Branch.The Governor annually presents a proposed state budge.The Governor also grants pardons and reprieves.Commander-in-chief of the state’s
Office of Lieutenant Governor:Sheila Simon The Lieutenant Governor is the first in line for the governorship.The office handles a variety of responsibilities delegated by statute and assigned by the Governor.The Lieutenant Governor also serves as the Governor’s point person on education reform
Office of the Attorney Governor:Lisa Madigan The Attorney General is the lawyer for the state and the people of Illinois.She acts as an advocate to protect consumers,safeguard children and communities, preserve the environment,uphold Illinois’open government laws,and defend the rights of people
Office of the Secretary of State:Jessie White The Secretary of State’s office is the largest and most diverse office.The office issues vehicle license plates and titles; licenses drivers and maintains driver records; registers corporations.The Police run though the Secretary of State
Office of the Comptroller:Judy Topinka The Comptroller is the chief fiscal control officer for Illinois government, charged with maintaining the state’s central fiscal accounts and ordering payments into and out of the appropriate funds
Office of the Treasurer:Dan Rutherford The Treasurer is the state’s chief investment officer, investing a portfolio of approximately $10 billion in state funds and $5.5 billion for local governments to increase their rates of return.
What are the State Budgets -Education -Health Care and Family Services -Human Services -Public Safety
What are the Incomes -Income Taxes -Sale Taxes -Federal Aid
What is the Education System The Illinois State Board of Education sets educational policies and guidelines for public and private schools, preschool through grade 12 and is ran by the Lieutenant Governor
Legislated Branch Requirements To be eligible to serve as a member of the Illinois General Assembly, a person must be a United States citizen, at least 21 years old and reside in the district being represented for at least two years prior to the election or appointment.
Legislative Functions and Powers Its principal activities are enacting, amending or repealing laws,It also acts on amendments to the U.S. Constitution,The General Assembly may impeach and convict executive and judicial officeholders in the State of Illinois.
Legislative Organization and Composition Each legislative district is composed of one senate district,which is divided into two representative districts
Who is Our Senator Toi Hutchinson
What is our Senator district 40
Who is our State Representative Katie Clunin
What is our Representative district 79
What is the Legislative Cycle Bills passed before May 31st become laws on January 1st of next year -Bills passed after May 31st will have a waiting period to June 1st next year
How is a Bill passed A bill may be introduced in either the House or the Senate.Each bill must be read on three different days in each chamber before it is passed.
What happens at the first reading of passing a Bill The first reading introduces the bill.After the first reading,the bill is referred to the appropriate committee for review.
What happens at the second reading of passing a Bill The second reading allows for amendments
What happens at the third reading of passing a Bill At the time of the third reading,the bill is debated and then voted on. A simple majority is needed for a bill to pass. Bills approved on third reading move to the other chamber to follow the same process.
What happens at the Second Chamber of passing a Bill If the second chamber approves the bill as written,it is sent to the Governor. If a bill is amended in the second chamber and then passed,it must return to the chamber where it originated for concurrence
What can the Governor do to the Bill The Governor may sign the bill into law,veto it with recommendations for changes,veto it absolutely, or allow it to become law without his signature If a bill is vetoed,the General Assembly may override the veto by a three-fifths majority 60%
Who is the Senates President John J. Cullerton
Who is the Speaker of the House Micheal J. Madigan
How many terms are Supreme Court Justices elected for 10-terms
How many terms are Appellate Judges elected for 10-terms
How many terms are Circuit Judges elected for 6 year-term
Who is the Chief Justice Tomas L. Killbride
What was the First Capital of Illinois Kaskaskia
What was the Second Capital of Illinois in 1820 Vandalia
In 1833 the General Assembly had people vote for the new Capital it was Vandalia, Jacksonville, Peoria, Springfield and Alton which became the Capital Springfield
What is the State Tree White Oak
What is the State Flower Violet
What is the State Bird Cardinal
What is the State Insect Monarch Butterfly
What is the State Animal White-Tail Deer
What is the State Fish Bluegill
What is the Sate Dance Square-Dancing
What is the State Snack Popcorn
What was the Bill of Rights Rights in 1870 Constitution freedom of speech and religion,protection against self-incrimination,and guarantees freedom from discrimination on race, color, creed, national ancestry and sex in the hiring and promotion employer or sale or rental of property
What is the only thing that is discriminated Age
What is the propose the First Amendment of the Constitution to reduced the size of the House of Representatives from 177 to 118 members
What was the purpose of the Third Amendment Allows state criminal court judges to deny bail
What is the purpose of the Fourth Amendment Allows state criminal court judges to deny bail to persons accused of certain crimes when the court determines that the persons may pose a threat to the community.
What is the purpose of the Fifth Amendment Reduced the voting age for every U.S. citizen voting in state elections from 21 years to 18 years and the permanent state residency requirement from six months to 30 days preceding any election
How many Illinois Amendments are there 11
How many years do we get asked if we want a new Constitution every 20 years
What is the First Article about -24 Rights -No discrimination against handicap
What is the first section of Second Article about Separation of Powers The legislative, executive and judicial branches are separate. No branch shall exercise powers properly belonging to another.
What is the Third Article about 18 years to vote live in a state for 30 days before elections
What is the second section of the Third Article about A person convicted of a felony,or otherwise under sentence in a correctional institution or jail, shall lose the right to vote, which right shall be restored not later than upon completion of his sentence.
What is the Fourth Article about Any bill not so returned by the Governor within 60 calendar days after it is presented to him shall become law
What is the Fifth Article about -These elected officers of the Executive Branch shall hold office for four years -No limits for election -US citizen -At least 25 years of age -residency three years.
What is the order if the office of the Governor was vacant In the event of a vacancy,the order of succession to the office of Governor or to the position of Acting Governor shall be the Lieutenant Governor,the elected Attorney General,the elected Secretary of State,and then as provided by law
What two positions are elected together the Governor and Lieutenant Governor
What is another power that the Legislated Branch have the power to change taxes
Which branch of the Illinois Government controls the budget of the State Executive
This office is in charge of Driver License facilities Secretary of State
This office is the chief fiscal operator of the state Comptroller
This person serves as the lawyer for the state of Illinois Attorney General
This person serves as the chief investment officer for the state. Treasurer
The Legislative Branch can impeach and convict members of which branch? Judicial and Executive
Each Legislative District in the state of Illinois is composed of how many senate districts? How many representatives districts 1 and 2
State Representatives are elected every _____ years 2
After the third reading the bill is Debated and Voted on
Who is the Governors person on education reform Lieutenant Governor
What is the first Article about (I) The Bill of Rights
What is the second Article about (II) The State Powers
What is the third Article about (III) Suffrage and Elections
What is the fourth Article about (IV) The Legislature
What is the fifth Article about (V) The Executive
What is the sixth Article about (VI) The Judiciary
What is the seventh Article about (VII) Local Government
What is the eight Article about (VIII) Finance
What is the ninth Article about (IX) Revenue
What is the tenth Article about (X) Education
What is the eleventh Article about (XI) Environment
What is the twelfth Article about (XII) Militia
Who was the last Representative for our district Jesse L. Jackson Jr
What is the State Slogan Land of Lincoln
When did Illinois become a State 1818
Any Bill not returned by the Governor within _______ after it is present to him becomes a law 60 day calender
What is the Sixth Article about The State is divided into five Judicial Districts.Three selected from the First Judicial District and one from each of the other Judicial Districts.Four Judges constitute a quorum and the concurrence of four is necessary for a decision
The Sixth Article Part 2 Chief Justice from their number to serve for a term of three years. No person shall be eligible to be a Judge or Associate Judge unless he is a United States citizen, a licensed attorney-at-law of this State, and a resident of the unit which selects him.
What does Municipalities mean “Municipalities” means cities, villages and incorporated towns
Who is the Mayor of St. Anne David O'Connell
Which Judicial District is Cook County in? 1st
Who selects the Supreme Court Chief Justice? The other Supreme Court Members
Which Branch has the power to pardon criminals Executive
How many people does Illinois send to the Legislative Branch in Washington D.C 21
How many people make up the Illinois Executive Branch 6
Which branch must you have a law degree in order to participate within the Branch Judical
How long does the Chief Justice serve 3 years
What was the first year that we got asked if we wanted a new Consitution 1988
When was the last year we got asked if we wanted a new Consitution 2008
Who is the Chief Executive of State The Governor Pat Quinn
What is the biggest budget item from the all funds total in the state of the Illinois Healthcare and Family Services
State senators are elected every how many years 6
What Illinois Senatorial District does our school sit in 40th
Illinois Appellate Court judges are elected for ______ year terms 10
Who is in charge of each of the Circuit Courts Chief Judge
When did the most recent Constitution become effective July 1, 1971
Which Amendment to the 1970 Constitution allows the court to deny bail to citizens who may pose a threat to the danger of the community. 4th
Which Amendment to the 1970 Constitution allows the judges to deny bail to persons who are responsible for crimes carrying life sentences 3rd
How many sections are there in the first Article of the Illinois Constitution 24
Who has the power to raise Revenue in the state by law General Assembly
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