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Weekly Legislative Update-April 7, 2017

The following are disability-related bills and/or issues pending in the Illinois General Assembly that are scheduled to be heard in committee during the period of April 10, 2017 to April 21, 2017:

 

Joint Hearing of the House Special Needs Services, House Human Services and House Appropriations-Human Services Committees

April 11, 2017, 9:30 a.m.

Room C-600, Sixth Floor

Michael A. Bilandic Building

160 N. LaSalle Street

Chicago, IL

 

SUBJECT MATTER: Framing the ID/DD Workforce Crisis – Moving to Workable Solutions.

  • To file an electronic witness slip for the joint subject matter hearing: Click

 

House Appropriations-Human Services committee

April 20, 2017, 1:30 p.m.

Room C-600, Sixth Floor

Michael A. Bilandic Building

160 N. LaSalle Street

Chicago, IL

 

SUBJECT MATTER: DPH & Advocate Testimony on all of Governor’s FY18 Budget

  • To file an electronic witness slip for the subject matter hearing: Click

 

NOTE: The Illinois General Assembly will not be in session during the period of April 10, 2017 to April 21, 2017.

 

If you wish to take any action regarding any of these bills/issues, you may wish to attend the committee hearing and/or contact the members of the Committee conducting the hearing and/or the legislators in your home district.  The names, addresses, and telephone numbers of all legislators, both Representatives and Senators, can be found on the Illinois General Assembly website at: www.ilga.gov. You may check this website to find out if any of the committee hearing dates or times have been changed, which may happen upon very short notice. You may also use this website to file an electronic witness slip for any bill that is posted for hearing by clicking on “GA Dashboard” on the homepage.

 

For additional information, please contact:

Cheryl R. Jansen

Public Policy Director

Equip for Equality

cherylj2@equipforequality.org

217-544-0464 ext. 6013

 

Last updated: April 20, 2017

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