Skip Navigation >>

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

This website is made possible by funding support from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, both the Administration on Developmental Disabilities and the Center for Mental Health Services of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; and the U.S. Department of Education, the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. The contents of this website are solely the responsibility of Equip for Equality and do not necessarily represent the official view of any of these agencies.

Designed & Developed by Firefly Partners