Three Bills, Three Yeses!

With only three weeks left in the legislative session, Wednesday, May 8, 2013 was a big day for our legislative priorities in the Illinois General Assembly Committees. Committee approval for these bills is required before they can be voted on by the full chamber.

SB 1872 to Eliminate the Felony Enhancement for Prostitution
The House Judiciary Committee passed SB 1872 14-1-1. Check out the fact sheet and bill sponsors. Contact your Representative now and urge them to support SB 1872 on the House floor.

HB 3061 Illinois Sealing Criminal Records
The Senate Criminal Law Committee passed HB 3061 7-0-1. Contact your Senator now and urge them to support HB 3061 on the Senate floor.

HB 1 the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act
The Senate Executive Committee passed HB 1 10-5-0. Check out the fact sheet and bill sponsors. Contact your Senator now and urge them to support HB 1 on the Senate floor.

If your legislators are Co-Sponsors of any of these bills, please contact them and say thank you!

These three bills previously passed their respective chambers. Friday, May 10 is the committee deadline for substantive bills.

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