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HB 3195 Rep. Katie Stuart
Equitable Restrooms – All Gender VOTE YES
Amends the Equitable Restrooms Act. Provides that, notwithstanding any other provision of law, any multiple-occupancy restroom may be identified as an all-gender multiple-occupancy restroom and designated for use by any person of any gender. Requires that an all-gender multiple-occupancy restroom must include specified signage, stall dividers, and partitions for urinals. EMAIL.
HB 2542 Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
Name Change Registration VOTE YES
Amends the Arsonist Registration Act, the Sex Offender Registration Act, and the Murderer and Violent Offender Against Youth Registration Act. Provides that a person required to register under the Act may change her or his name if the change is due to marriage, religious beliefs, status as a victim of trafficking or gender-related identity as defined by the Illinois Human Rights Act. Requires the person to report the name change within 10 days to the law enforcement agency with whom they last registered.
SB 647 Sen. Ram Villivalam/HB 1736 Rep. Willis
The REACH Act VOTE YES
The Responsible Education for Adolescent and Children’s Health Act will require age–appropriate, comprehensive, and inclusive personal health and safety education to be taught in public schools, grades K-12.
SB 568 Sen. Ram Villivalam/HB 3245 Rep. Willis
Fix the FOID – BIO Bill VOTE YES
Addresses loopholes in the FOID Law. Requires background checks for all gun sales. Requires applicants for FOID cards to submit fingerprints to verify identity. Enables the State Police to remove guns once a FOID is revoked. Dedicates mental health funding for communities most impacted by gun violence.
SB 828 Sen. Don Harmon
Election Code – Voting in Prison VOTE YES
Provides that a person convicted of a felony or otherwise under sentence in a correctional institution shall have his or her right to vote restored and shall be eligible to vote not later than 14 days following his or her conviction or not later than 5 days before the first election following the person’s confinement (rather than prohibiting a person who has been convicted of any crime and is serving a sentence of confinement from voting until his or her release from confinement). Requires the election authority to collaborate with a correctional institution to facilitate an opportunity for voting by mail for eligible electors to vote in that election jurisdiction who are incarcerated in the correctional institution. Provides that all requirements of the federal Voting Rights Act of 1965 and other federal, State, and local laws regarding language access and disability access apply to the provisions. Requires the correctional institution to make available to persons in custody resource materials relating to an election. Requires the State Board of Elections in coordination with correctional institutions to annually report on voting efforts for those in custody.
SB 0545 Sen. William Delgado
Cultural Healthcare Program VOTE YES
Creates the Culturally Competent Healthcare Demonstration Program. Defines “culturally competent health care”. Provides that the Program shall establish models that reflect best practices in culturally competent health care and that expand the delivery of culturally competent health care in Illinois.
HB 4266 Rep. Barbara Hernandez
Income Tax – Charitable Donations VOTE YES
Provides that a taxpayer who makes a donation to a qualified charitable entity of: (i) disposable diapers; (ii) other hygiene products for infants or children; (iii) menstrual hygiene products; or (iv) cash that is specifically designated for the purchase of the those products is entitled to an income tax credit in an amount equal to the cost of the donation, but not to exceed $1,000 per taxpayer in any taxable year. Provides that the credit is exempt from the Act’s automatic sunset provision.
HB 4588 Rep. Barbara Hernandez
IMDMA – No Marriage Under Age 18 VOTE NO
Prohibits the marriage of any person under the age of 18. This is in direct opposition to our work to repeal the Parental Notification Act.