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Illinois General Assembly: HR209 Assigned to Higher Education Committee

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By Local Labs News Service | Mar 27, 2019

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The following action was taken on March 26 in the House on House bill HR209 ("new sexual harassment rules"): "Assigned to Higher Education Committee."

The bill, as it was introduced in the House by Rep. Michelle Mussman (D-56) on March 20, "urges Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Department of Education to withdraw the proposed rule and instead pursue policies that reflect the concerns raised by law enforcement, create a safe environment for victims to report instances, aggressively address the problem of campus sexual assault and harassment, and broadly address all instances of sexual harassment affecting college students," according to the General Assembly website.

The following house representatives also co-sponsored the bill: Carol Ammons (D-103), Jonathan Carroll (D-57), Deb Conroy (D-46), Terra Costa Howard (D-48), Mary Edly-Allen (D-51), Robyn Gabel (D-18), Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz (D-17), LaToya Greenwood (D-114), Barbara Hernandez (D-83), Thaddeus Jones (D-29), Camille Y. Lilly (D-78), Robert Martwick (D-19), Joyce Mason (D-61), Anna Moeller (D-43), Diane Pappas (D-45), Katie Stuart (D-112), Karina Villa (D-49), Mark L. Walker (D-53), Kathleen Willis (D-77) and Sam Yingling (D-62).

The table below shows a history of actions for this bill through March 26.

Actions
Date
Chamber
Action
May 2
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
April 22
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
April 22
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
April 22
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
April 22
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
April 22
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
April 22
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
April 12
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
April 11
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Pappas
March 26
House
Assigned to Higher Education Committee
March 25
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
March 25
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker
March 22
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
March 21
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
March 21
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
March 21
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
March 21
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
March 21
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Karina Villa
March 21
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
March 21
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
March 21
House
Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Edly-Allen
March 21
House
Referred to Rules Committee
March 20
House
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Michelle Mussman

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