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The Illinois General Assembly convenes at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield.
The Illinois General Assembly convenes at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield.

The Illinois General Assembly is the legislative branch of the government of the state of Illinois in the United States, created by the first constitution adopted in 1818. It works beside the executive branch led by the state governor and the judicial branch led by the supreme court. The Illinois General Assembly is comprised of the Illinois House of Representatives which serves as the lower chamber and the Illinois Senate which serves as the upper chamber. The Illinois House of Representatives is made of 118 representatives elected from individual legislative districts to two-year terms. The Illinois Senate is made of 59 senators. In order to avoid complete turnovers in Senate membership, some legislative districts elect senators to two-year terms while others elect senators to four-year terms. This work is copyrighted. ... This work is copyrighted. ... State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Other U.S. States Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) Official languages English Area 149,998 km² (25th)  - Land 143,968 km²  - Water 6,030 km² (4. ... 1818 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... Under the doctrine of the separation of powers, the executive is the branch of a government charged with implementing, or executing, the law. ... A governor is also a device that regulates the speed of a machine. ... The supreme court in some countries, provinces, and states, is the highest court in that jurisdiction and functions as a court of last resort whose rulings cannot be appealed. ... The Illinois House of Representatives convenes at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. ... The Illinois Senate convenes at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. ...


The Illinois General Assembly convenes at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois. Its first official working day is the second Wednesday of January each year. Its primary duties are to pass bills into law, approve the state budget, confirm appointments to state departments and agencies, act on federal constitutional amendments, and propose constitutional amendments for Illinois. It also has the power to override gubernatorial vetoes through a three-fifths majority vote in each chamber. The Sixth Illinois Capitol The Illinois State Capitol, located in Springfield, Illinois, is the capitol and seat of government of the U.S. state of Illinois. ... City nickname: Location in the state of Illinois Founded 1819 County Sangamon County Mayor Timothy Davlin Area  - Total  - Water 156. ...


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Illinois General Assembly - definition of Illinois General Assembly in Encyclopedia (248 words)
The Illinois General Assembly is the legislative branch of the state of Illinois in the United States, created by the first constitution adopted in 1818.
The Illinois General Assembly is comprised of the Illinois House of Representatives which serves as the lower chamber and the Illinois Senate which serves as the upper chamber.
The Illinois General Assembly convenes at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield, Illinois.
Attorney General - encyclopedia article about Attorney General. (2820 words)
The Attorney General is the chief law officer of the Crown The Crown is a term which is used to separate the government authority and property of the state in a kingdom from any personal influence and private assets held by the current Monarch.
The Attorney General for England and Wales Her Majesty's Attorney General for England and Wales, usually known as the Attorney General, is the chief legal adviser of the Crown in England and Wales.
The attorney general may need to be distinguished from the Solicitor General, a high Justice Department official with the responsibility of representing the government in the Supreme Court.
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