WHEREAS, The House Prosecutor has exhibited an article of
impeachment against Governor Rod R. Blagojevich and has filed
the House impeachment record with the Secretary; and
WHEREAS, The impeachment trial of Governor Rod R.
Blagojevich is now pending before the Senate; and
WHEREAS, An initial schedule for those proceedings should
be established; therefore, be it
RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE OF THE NINETY-SIXTH GENERAL
ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that the following schedule
for the impeachment trial of Governor Rod R. Blagojevich is
established, subject to revision by the President or as
otherwise provided in the Senate Impeachment Rules:
Wednesday, January 14, 2009:
*Issuance of summons to Governor Rod R. Blagojevich.
Saturday, January 17, 2009:
*(12:00 noon) Governor to file his appearance and answer to
article of impeachment.
Tuesday, January 20, 2009:
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