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Bernard Jakes nominated to Chicago Transit Authority Board


By Metric Media News Service | Nov 6, 2019

Bernard Jakes was nominated in the Senate to be member of the Chicago Transit Authority Board on Monday, Oct. 28, according to the official Illinois General Assembly website.

Senate rules state that any nomination must be submitted by an Appointment Message from the legally designated appointing authority for the position in question. The Appointment Message is controlled by the chairperson of the Executive Appointments Committee as the primary and exclusive sponsor. It is then assigned to the Executive 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.

Jakes' nomination has been assigned to the Executive Appointments Committee, chaired by Sen. Antonio Muñoz (D-1).

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