Friday January 6
It was a very busy night overnight in the Illinois House.
1. Rep Kelly Cassidy’s Patient and Provider Protection Act SB 1534 passed the House floor last night with a vote of 67-41. This now moves to the Senate. This bill provides protections to those seeking abortions from out of state and includes abortion care and gender-affirming care. Roll call here: bit.ly/3ZfTKag
2. Speaker Chris Welch’s assault weapons ban legislation Protect Illinois Communities Act SB 2226 passed the House floor with a vote of 64-43. It now heads to the Senate. Roll call here:
🚨PLEASE CONTACT YOUR STATE SENATOR TODAY AND ASK THEM TO VOTE YES ON THESE BILLS🚨
(Click on their name for their Springfield office numbers.)
3. ALSO, continue to contact both your senator and representative to support PAID SICK DAYS legislation in this lame duck session. We have only a couple of days left! Contact list links are included in this alert.
Be sure to also thank your representative if they voted YES on these two bills.
(Click on their name for their Springfield office numbers)
👏Thank you for all that you do for NOW.👏