Criminal Law Committee, Illinois State Senate

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The Criminal Law Committee is a standing committee of the Illinois State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Illinois State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate and the Minority Leader. The President appoints the Chair, Vice-chair and remaining majority members, while the Minority Leader appoints the minority members. Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[1] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules

Membership

2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Criminal Law Members, 2015
Democratic members (8)Republican members (4)
Michael Noland, ChairMichael Connelly
Kwame Raoul, Vice chairDarin LaHood
Scott M. BennettChris Nybo
Bill CunninghamDale Righter
William Haine
Daniel Kotowski
John G. Mulroe
Patricia Van Pelt Watkins

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Subcommittees

  • Subcommittee on CLEAR Compliance
  • Subcommittee on Special Issues (CL)

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2011 legislative session.

Subcommittees

  • Subcommittee on Special Issues

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