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Illinois

Illinois

Illinois (IL)


Capital: Springfield

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State Code

Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
12,741,080
Population 2017 12,786,196
Population 2016 12,826,895
Below Poverty 2018 10.3
Below Poverty 2017 12.6
Below Poverty 2016 13.0
Employment – Population Ratio 2018
61.7
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 61.4
Employment – Population Ratio 2016 61.4
Unemployed 2018 4.3
Unemployed 2017 4.9
Unemployed 2016 5.8
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 1,098
STATE FACTS
The four stars on the Chicago flag represent Fort Dearborn, the Great Chicago Fire, the World’s Columbian Exposition, and the Century of Progress Exposition.
The world’s first Skyscraper was built in Chicago in 1885.
Before Abraham Lincoln was elected president he served in the Illinois legislature and practiced law in Springfield. Lincoln is buried just outside Springfield at the Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site.

 

 

 

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
 JB Pritzker (D)
 Lieutenant Governor  Juliana Stratton (D)
 Attorney General Kwame Raoul (D)
 Secretary of State Jesse White (D)
 State Senate Control D – 40; R – 19
 State House Control D – 72; R – 46

 

 

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes January 9, 2019
Sine Die Adjournment May 31, 2019
Committee Action Deadlines N/A
Crossover Deadline N/A
Carryover from Previous Session No
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) 60 days
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) 60 days
Veto Override 3/5 majority
Legislation Effective Date January 1 for bills passed prior to June 1; June 1 of the following year for bills passed after May 31

 

 

 

 

Notable Laws & Legislation

SAFE Act
Security Breach Notification Law
Retail Installment Sales Contract Law

AFSA Comment Letters

Enforcement

Regulatory Actions

Featured Regulations

Advocacy, Initiatives & Reports

Advocacy

 

Trade Associations

 

Political Geography


Map of Legislative Districts
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