Illinois Executive Branch. Executive Branch. Enforces and Administers Laws. Governor Head of the Executive Branch. $155,600.00 Annual Salary 7 th highest paid Governor in the country. Patrick Joseph Quinn 41 st Governor of Illinois
Enforces and Administers Laws
7th highest paid
in the country
Patrick Joseph Quinn
41st Governor of Illinois
SPRINGFIELD – January 29, 2009. Former Lieutenant Governor Pat Quinn took the Oath of Office at 5:40 p.m. on Thursday, January 29, 2009. The Oath of Office was administered by Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke in a brief ceremony in the Chamber of the Illinois House of Representatives.
Assumed Office on
January 29, 2009
4 year term of office
May serve an unlimited amount of terms
Must be 25 years old, a resident of Illinois for 3 years before election, and a U.S. citizen.
Governor’s Mansion in Springfield –
Visual Tours at Website below:
Completed in 1855
Starting in 1855, Illinois governors began occupying this red brick mansion in downtown Springfield. Joel A. Matteson and his family were to first to move in, followed by William Bissell.
The mansion originally cost $31,000 to build.
It is open for tours:
In 2008, a water leak cost $20,986 to repair.
The whole bill is rejected.
The Governor gives recommendations, and the bill can be passed if they are accepted.
Item or Reduction Veto
The Governor changes the appropriation.
* Appropriation: money set aside for specific use.
Secretary of State