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Illinois General Assembly

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Illinois General Assembly to debate weakening Health Care Right of Conscience Act

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Significant issues remain unresolved as General Assembly session begins to wind down

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UIS hosts 97th Illinois General Assembly House Inauguration

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Anna Shapiro Thanks Illinois General Assembly

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Illinois General Assembly Members Told To Get Tested For Coronavirus

The Illinois General Assembly is the bicameral legislature of the U.S. state of Illinois and comprises the Illinois House of Representatives and the Illinois Senate. The General Assembly was created by the first state constitution adopted in 1818. The State Senate has 59 members while the House has 118 members, all elected from single-member districts. A Senate district is formed by combining two adjacent House districts. The current General Assembly is Illinois's 100th. The General Assembly meets in the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois. Its session laws are generally adopted by majority vote in both houses, and upon gaining the assent of the Governor of Illinois. They are published in the official Laws of Illinois.
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