April 1, 2015
OFFICES OF THE EIGHTEENTH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS TO REMAIN OPEN TO SERVE AND ASSIST CONSTITUENTS
Washington, D.C. – The Washington, D.C., office and the district offices of former Representative Aaron Schock will continue to serve the people of the Eighteenth Congressional District of Illinois under the supervision of the Clerk of the House of Representatives. Representative Schock resigned from Congress effective March 31, 2015.
Staff members of Representative Schock remain on the House payroll under the supervision of the Clerk of the House to receive and undertake constituent casework, to help in handling business with the departments of the executive branch of the government, to provide general status information on pending legislation, and to offer other general constituent services provided by House offices. The Clerk of the House is Karen L. Haas.
The Washington, D.C., office and the Illinois district offices are presently open on a daily basis to accommodate congressional business. Under House rules, the Clerk manages the offices when a Member dies, resigns, or is expelled. This authority, which does not include voting representation, continues until a successor is elected to fill the vacant seat. This is the third vacancy to occur during the 114th Congress. Eleven vacancies occurred in the 113th Congress due to resignation or death.
The Washington office is currently located in 2464 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C. 20515, telephone (202) 225-6201. Mail addressed to the Office of the Eighteenth Congressional District of Illinois will be delivered through the internal House mail distribution system.
The district offices are located at 100 NE Monroe, Room 100, Peoria, Illinois 61602, 201 W. Morgan Street, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650, and 235 S. 6th Street, Springfield, Illinois 62701.
Requests for further details should be directed to the Office of the Clerk (202) 225-7000.