State bills will go through the State Senate and the State House. Bills going through the Senate begin with S. Bills going through the House begin with HR. There is no set order of the two branches it must go through first or second. If it goes first through the Senate it will then go through the House. If it first goes through the House it will then go through the Senate. A bill must pass through both branches before it will be considered law. State bills fo to the govenor while national bills go to the president.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn
Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan
U.S. Senators representing Illinois should not be confused with Illinois State Senators. Each state has two US Senators, and each state's two make up the 100 U.S. Senators. However, there are far more than 100 total senators.
Illinois US Senator Mark Kirk
Illinois US Senator Dick Durbin
Illinois U.S. House Representatives should not be confused with Illinois State House Representatives. Illinois has 18 U.S. House Representatives.
Illinois State Senators should not be confused Illinois US Senators. Illinois has 59 State Senators.
Illinois State House Representatives should not be confused with Illinois US House Representatives. Illinois has 118 State House Representatives.