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Title:National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws
Website:https://www.uniformlaws.org/home
Contact Name:Tim Schnabel
Contact Title:Executive Director, NCCUSL
Contact Phone:312-450-6604
Function:The National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL), provides states with non-partisan, well-conceived and well-drafted legislation that brings clarity and stability to critical areas of the law. NCCUSL’s work supports the federal system and facilitates the movement of individuals and the business of organizations with rules that are consistent from state to state.
Term:4 years and until successor is appointed and qualified
Senate Confirmation:No
Qualifications:Uniform Law Commissioners must be lawyers, qualified to practice law. They are lawyer-legislators, attorneys in private practice, state and federal judges, law professors, and legislative staff attorneys, who have been appointed by state governments as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to research, draft and promote enactment of uniform state laws in areas where uniformity is desirable and practical.
Composition:For the Illinois Delegation: 5 appointed by the governor 1 by the Speaker of the House; 1 by the Senate President; 1 by the House Minority Leader; 1 by the Senate Minority Leader; Director of Legislative Reference Bureau, Ex-officio.
Authority:25 ILCS 135/5.07

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Dodge, Jim StatuteEx-OfficioCommissionerNone
Frost, Steven, G. 1/15/201912/6/2002GovernorMemberCommissionerLake
Getty, Michael B. 12/8/200812/14/1977Speaker of the HouseMemberCommissionerNone
Karcazes, Dimitri G.1/15/20052/24/2004GovernorMemberCommissionerCook
McCracken, Thomas J.8/27/20072/17/1989Senate Minority LeaderMemberCommissionerNone
Mulroe, John1/15/20173/12/2013GovernorMemberCommissionerSangamon
Shean, Quinn1/15/20223/30/2018GovernorMemberCommissionerCook
Snyder, Susan1/15/201912/18/2015GovernorMemberCommissionerCook
Swibel, Howard J.11/18/20196/7/1976Senate PresidentMemberCommissionerNone
Tenenbaum, J. Samuel3/29/20163/29/2004House Minority LeaderMemberCommissionerNone