Legislative Victories

Issue/Community Driven Legislative Victories

A few legislative victories, partnered with community organizations and issue based coalitions :

  • Smart Act Statewide Drug School Accessibility bill  – Senator Jackie Collins
    Inner City Muslim Action Network
    https://www.imancentral.org/updates/muslims-draft-push-through-drug-treatment-legislation-484/
  • Fresh Food Fund Bill  – Senator Jackie Collins
    Fresh Food Fund Taskforce
    https://trackbill.com/bill/illinois-senate-joint-resolution-72-illinois-fresh-food-fund/212474/
    https://www.usccr.gov/files/press/archives/2010/PR_08-09-10_IllinoisSAC.pdf
  • Women and Girls Council Bill  – Rep. Anne Moehler, Senator Jackie Collins
    Coalition for Women and Girls Council chaired by Kina Collins
    https://abc7chicago.com/illinois-council-on-women-and-girls-policy-laws-impacting/3259564/
  • Health care in Prisons Resolution- Senator Jackie Collins
    https://www.ilga.gov/legislation/fulltext.asp?DocName=&SessionId=108&GA=101&DocTypeId=SR&DocNum=98&GAID=15&LegID=117928&SpecSess=&Session=

* Bias Based Bullying Mandate Mediation-  Rep. Gonzales 
Illinois Muslim Civic Coalition
https://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=673&GAID=16&GA=102&DocTypeID=SB&LegID=133280&SessionID=110

* Inclusive Athletic Attire Act for student athletes- Rep. Guzzardi, Senator Laura Murphy
Illinois Muslim Civic Coalition
https://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=120&GAID=16&GA=102&DocTypeID=HB&LegID=127932&SessionID=110

*Contributions of Muslims and other faith groups in US History/Commemorative Holiday – Muhammad Ali Senator Ellman
Illinois Musim Civic Coalition
https://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=564&GAID=16&GA=102&DocTypeID=SB&LegID=133157&SessionID=110

* Media Literacy – Rep. Hernandez
Media Literacy Now
https://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=234&GAID=16&GA=102&DocTypeID=HB&LegID=128188&SessionID=110