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


Weekly Legislative Update – November 5, 2021


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 November 8, 2021:

Joint Hearing of the House Appropriations-Human Services Committee, House Human Services Committee and House Veterans’ Affairs Committee
November 9, 2021, 10:00 a.m.
C-600, 6th Floor, Michael A. Bilandic Building
160 N. LaSalle St.
Chicago, IL


Virtual Room 1


SUBJECT MATTER: Addressing the Gaps in Health Services for Veterans.

  • 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.


REMOTE HEARING PARTICIPATION: Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, committee hearings are also being held remotely via the Internet.

  • To view instructions regarding the remote hearing process and how to submit oral or written testimony in the HOUSE: Click here

For additional information, please contact:


Cheryl R. Jansen
Public Policy Director
Equip for Equality



Last updated: November 05, 2021

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