Legislative Update

Legislative Update

Policy staff reports on the status of our policy initiatives.


The public has until this Friday to call for Chicago Police reforms! Comment period ends August 17.

HB 5341

The legislation clarifies that outstanding legal financial obligations cannot be considered when reviewing a sealing petition.

HB 5341

HB 5341 will prohibit outstanding legal financial obligations from being considered when a person files to have their record sealed.

Our work to stop illegal guns from entering our communities continues in a new effort, SB 337 SA 3, the Combating Illegal Gun Trafficking Act.

Take action now and ask your representative to support the F.A.T.E. (Fair Access to Employment) bill for people with criminal records. It will be called for a vote soon!

After years of trying to license gun dealers in Illinois, the House finally passed SB 1657.

On Tuesday, March 13, 2018, CRS stood with community leaders from the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability (GAPA), Aldermen from across the city, and other public safety stakeholders, to announce our comprehensive ordinance for The Community Commission for Public Safety and Accountability.

Martin Luther King Faith in Action Assembly

We asked the candidates about issues that are most important to our communities and align with CRS’ 2018 Platform for Renewal.

Martin Luther King Faith in Action Assembly

CRS held an accountability session with several aldermen regarding police reforms at our recent Martin Luther King Faith in Action Assembly.


The fight to license gun dealers in Illinois is not over, even though SB 1657, the Gun Dealer Licensing Act, was not called for a vote.


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