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Title:Immigration Task Force
Meeting Information:

The Task Force shall convese as soon as practicable after the effective date of this Act, and shall hold at least 12 meetings. 


Contact Name:Department of Human Services
Function:The Task Force shall examine the following issues: (1) what the State of Illinois is currently doing to proactively help immigrant communities in this State, including whether such persons are receiving help to become citizens, receiving help to become business owners, and receiving aid for educational purposes; (2) what can the State do going forward to improve relations between the State and immigrant communities in this State; (3) what is the status of immigrant communities from urban, suburban, and rural areas of this State, and whether adequate support and resources have been provided to these communities; (4) the extent to which immigrants in this State are being discriminated against; (5) whether the laws specifically intended to benefit immigrant populations in this State are actually having a beneficial effect; (6) the practices and procedures of the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency within this State; (7) the use and condition of detention centers in this State; and (8) all contracts in Illinois entered into with the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, including contracts with private detention centers, the Illinois State Police, and the Secretary of State Division of Motor Vehicles. This Act is repealed on January 1, 2021.
Senate Confirmation:No
Compensation:None
Composition: The Task Force shall consist of 24 members appointed as follows: (1) one member appointed by the President of the Senate; (2) one member appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; (3) one member appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate; (4) one member appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives; (5) one representative of the Governor's Office; (6) one representative of the Governor's Office of Management and Budget; (7) one representative of the Lieutenant Governor's Office; (8) the Executive Director of the Illinois Housing Development Authority, or his or her designee; (9) the Secretary of Human Services; or his or her designee; (10) the Director on Aging, or his or her designee; (11) the Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity or his or her designee; (12) the Director of Children and Family Services or his or her designee; (13) the Director of Public Health or his or her designee; (14) the Director of Healthcare and Family Services or his or her designee; (15) the Director of Human Rights or his or her designee; and (16) the Director of Employment Security or his or her designee; (17) the Chairman of the State Board of Education or his or her designee; (18) the Chairman of the Board of Higher Education or his or her designee; (19) the Chairman of the Illinois Community College Board or his or her designee; and (20) five representatives from organizations offering aid or services to immigrants, appointed by the Governor.
Authority:P.A 101-501

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
VACANTPresident of the SenateMemberState Senator
VACANTMinority Leader of the SenateMemberState Senator
VACANTMinority Leader of the House of RepresentativesMemberState Representative
VACANTGovernorMemberRep. of the Governor's Office
VACANTGovernor's Office of Management and BudgetMemberRep. of the Governor's Office of Management and Budget
VACANTLieutenant GovernorMember
VACANTStatuteMemberExecutive Director of the Illinois Housing Development Authority, or their designee
VACANTStatuteMemberSecretary of Human Services, or their designee
VACANTStatuteMemberDirector on Aging, or their designee
VACANTStatuteMemberDirector of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, or their designee
VACANTStatuteMemberDirector of Children and Family Services, or their designee
VACANTStatuteMemberDirector of Public Health, or their designee
VACANTStatuteMemberDirector of Healthcare and Family Services, or their designee
VACANTStatuteMemberDirector of Human Rights, or their designee
VACANTStatuteMemberDirector of Employment Security, or their designee
VACANTStatuteMemberChairman of the State Board of Education, or their designee
VACANTStatuteMemberChairman of the Board of Higher Education, or their designee
VACANTStatuteMemberChairman of the Illinois Community College Board, or their designee
VACANTGovernorMemberRep. from an organization offering aid or services to immigrants
VACANTGovernorMemberRep. from an organization offering aid or services to immigrants
VACANTGovernorMemberRep. from an organization offering aid or services to immigrants
VACANTGovernorMemberRep. from an organization offering aid or services to immigrants
VACANTGovernorMemberRep. from an organization offering aid or services to immigrants
Villanueva, Rep. Celina8/28/2019Speaker of the House of RepresentativesMemberState Representative