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Local Government Committee, Illinois State Senate
Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Illinois State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate and 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. A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum. The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.
See rules: Senate Rules
The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.
|Local Government Members, 2013|
|Democratic members (9)||Republican members (5)|
|• Emil Jones, Chair||• Kyle McCarter|
|• Martin Sandoval, Vice-chair||• David Luechtefeld|
|• Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant||• Sam McCann|
|• Daniel Biss||• Jim Oberweis|
|• Tom Cullerton||• Sue Rezin|
|• Linda Holmes|
|• David Koehler|
|• Steven Landek|
|• Terry Link|
The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.
|Local Government Members, 2011|
|Democratic members (5)||Republican members (4)|
|• David Koehler, Chair||• Suzi Schmidt|
|• Susan Garrett, Vice-chair||• Pamela Althoff|
|• Linda Holmes||• Shane Cultra|
|• Steve Landek||• Larry Bomke|
|• Terry Link|