House's historic move against member

Published 08/17 2012 10:01PM

Updated 08/20 2012 12:03PM

SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers did something during special session for the first time in more than 100-years. The house voted to kick out one of its members.

Representative Derrick Smith (D) faces federal bribery charges. The state house voted 100-6 to expel Smith Friday. Smith has pleaded "not guilty" to those bribery charges. A trial date hasn't been set.

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