Rep. Butler Assigned to Committees Overseeing Energy, Environment, Tourism, and Transportation Policy

State Representative Tim Butler (R-Springfield) has been assigned to seven Illinois House Committees representing a wide diversity of issues before the General Assembly, underscoring the variety of work Butler has done during his three previous terms in the Illinois House. Butler was previously named Republican Spokesperson on the Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee. 

For the 102nd General Assembly, Butler has been appointed to the following House committees: Energy and Environment; Executive; Museums, Arts, and Cultural Enhancements; Public Utilities; State Government Administration; Tourism; along with Transportation: Vehicles & Safety.

“I’m excited to get to work on these committees and the many issues which have a vital role to play in moving our state forward,” said Butler. “Advocating for the transportation and infrastructure of our state, overseeing changes in our energy sector, revitalizing the tourism industry in Illinois, and working for reasonable and effective environmental policy are all areas I’ve been involved with to this point and I look forward to taking a leading role. I thank Republican Leader Jim Durkin for assigning me to these important posts.”

In addition to his general committee duties, as the Republican Spokesperson on the Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee Butler is responsible for leading witness questioning among Republican members during testimony and negotiating with the Democratic Chairperson to reach bipartisan consensus as often as possible. Butler is well versed in this having played important roles in the passage of the legislative package in 2019 that strengthened Scott’s Law and the major infrastructure improvement package that went into effect in 2019.