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Advancing the Human & Civil Rights of People with Disabilities in Illinois


Weekly Legislative Update – January 19, 2024


January 19, 2024

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 week of January 22, 2024:

Joint Hearing of Senate Behavioral and Mental Health Committee and House Mental Health & Addiction Committee
January 25, 2024, 10:00 a.m.
C-600, 6th Floor and Virtual Room 1,
Michael A. Bilandic Building
Chicago, IL


SUBJECT MATTER: Behavioral Health Workforce Shortage

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

NOTE: If you wish to take any action regarding any of these bills/issues, you may wish to file an electronic witness slip and/or or submit oral or written testimony to the committee holding the 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: 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.

For additional information, please contact:
Cheryl R. Jansen, Public Policy Director


Last updated: January 19, 2024

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