Legislative Bills & Information

These are the following bill(s) became laws the Commission previously tracked on during the 101st General Assembly Legislation:

  • HB2605- SCH CD-SPEECH PATHOLOGIST (Public Act 101-0094), Effective Date: 1/1/2020
  • HB2613 - PROF CORP SPEECH THERAPY (Public Act 101-0095), Effective Date: 7/19/2019
  • HB3468 - HEALTH CARE-CLOSED CAPTIONING (Public Act 101-0116), Effective Date: 1/1/2020
  • HB3503 - INS CODE-HEARING AIDS (Public Act 101-0393), Effective Date: 1/1/2020
  • HB3671 - SERVICE ANIMALS-ACCOMMODATIONS (Public Act 101-0518), Effective Date: 1/1/2020

 


Any individual can search for a bill or resolution on the Illinois General Assembly website by clicking on the Bills & Resolutions under the Legislation & Laws section.  Specific bills, by numbers or keywords, can be sought by using the search box.  If you aren’t sure what number the bill may have, you can use key words to narrow down your search.  For example, if one is searching for information related to “Service Animals”, one could possibly try using the following as keywords: “service animals”, “service dogs”, “hearing dog”, and/or “sighted dogs”.

In addition, if an auxiliary aid and services is needed during a legislative activity, program or service, an accommodation request and information can be found by clicking on ADA Accessibilities for Persons with Disabilities under the Additional Resources section.

 

These are the following bill(s) the Commission is currently tracking during the 102nd General Assembly Legislation as they reference key words :

  • HB0051 - SMOKE DETECTOR-EXEMPTION 

  • HB0101 - DEAF-HARD OF HEARING-DEAFBLIND

  • HB0452 - DHS-DISABILITY SERVICES

  • HB0855 - LEGISLATIVE ACCESSIBILITY

  • HB1108 - CRIMINAL LAW-TECH

  • HB1710 - SCH DEAF/BLIND-SUPERINTENDENT

  • HB3226 - MISREPRESENT SERVICE ANIMALS

  • HB3286 - LANGUAGE ASSISTANCE SERVICES

  • HB3725 - MISREPRESENT-SERVICE ANIMAL

  • HB3859 - SCH CD-SPECIAL ED-CHICAGO

  • SB0180 - LEGISLATIVE ACCESSIBILITY

 

If you know of a bill IDHHC should monitor, please contact send it to dhh.contactus@illinois.gov.  

 

Additional Resources:

Communication Accessibility: Click here to see a listing of accommodations that are available at the General Assembly.

How a Bill Becomes a Law Links:
This page is for informational purposes only and does not necessarily reflect IDHHC’s position.  It is merely to provide information for the best interest of Deaf, Hard of Hearing and DeafBlind citizens in Illinois.​​​​​​​​​​​​​