Administrative Rules Committee, Illinois General Assembly

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The Administrative Rules Committee is a joint standing committee of the Illinois State Legislature.


Pursuant to the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, the committee is authorized to conduct systematic reviews of administrative rules promulgated by State agencies. JCAR conducts several integrated review programs, including a review program for proposed, emergency and peremptory rulemaking, a review of new Public Acts and a complaint review program.[1][2]


JCAR is composed of 12 legislators who are appointed by the legislative leadership, with the membership apportioned equally between the two houses and the two political parties. It is co-chaired by 2 members representing each party and each legislative house.[3][2]

2015 legislative session

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

Administrative Rules Members, 2015
Democratic members (6)Republican members (6)
Don Harmon, Co-chairRon Sandack, Co-chair
Antonio MunozPamela Althoff
Ira SilversteinBill Brady
Greg HarrisKaren McConnaughay
Lou LangDavid R. Leitch
Andre ThapediMichael W. Tryon


As of April 17, 2013, a list of members for this committee is unavailable.


The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

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