SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (CBS) — Illinois state Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) was recovering Sunday after a medical scare during a state House session in Springfield.

Lawmakers were gathered at the Bank of Springfield to maintain social distancing when the downstate lawmaker collapsed to the floor.

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He was later seen getting onto a gurney, and gave a thumbs up as he was being taken out.

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House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) later said Bailey had some gastrointestinal issues.

Bailey was booted from some House sessions back in May for refusing to wear a mask. He also filed a lawsuit challenging Gov. JB Pritzker’s authority to issue executive orders during the virus outbreak, but lost the legal battles in that case.

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