Illinois Senate, House cancels days in upcoming Lame Duck Session

By WEEK Producer

December 26, 2012 Updated Dec 26, 2012 at 11:46 PM CDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois lawmakers are cutting down on their upcoming session in Springfield.

The January "Lame Duck" session for the Illinois House and Senate will be shorter as both have confirmed cancelled days.

The senate is scheduled to meet January 2-4 and the house won't be in session until January 6.

Potential topics on the table include driver's licenses for illegal immigrants, pensions and gay marriage.

New lawmakers are scheduled to be sworn in January 9.

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