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Nimish Jani's nomination to position with the Lottery Control Board withdrawn

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By Local Labs News Service | May 21, 2019


Nimish Jani's nomination to be a member of the Lottery Control Board was withdrawn on May 20, according to the official Illinois General Assembly website.

According to Illinois Senate rules, any nomination that the Senate evaluates must be submitted to the Senate by an Appointment Message from the legally-designated appointing authority for the position in question. The Appointment Message is then by default controlled by the Chairperson of the Executive Appointments Committee as the primary and exclusive sponsor, and then it is assigned to the Executives Appointments Committee.

At any time, the appointing officer or appointing authority can withdraw an appointment in writing, terminating the legal effect of the initial Appointment Message. This is what happened to Jani on May 20 when the appointee's nomination was withdrawn.

Sen. Antonio Muñoz (D-1) had been sponsoring Jani's nomination.

Jani had been nominated to be a member of the Illinois State Board of Investment during the previous General Assembly, and the appointment message carried over to the current General Assembly on Jan. 9.

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