Amendment to Health Care Right of Conscience Act Passes IL General Assembly

Amendment to Health Care Right of Conscience Act Passes IL General Assembly

Senate Bill 1169 passed both the Illinois House and Senate during the recent veto session in Springfield. CCI opposed this bill, which amends the Illinois Health Care Right of Conscience Act to clarify that the Act does not allow for conscience objections to be raised regarding requirements relating to COVID-19, such as vaccination requirements.
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CCI opposes amendments to the Health Care Right of Conscience Act

CCI opposes amendments to the Health Care Right of Conscience Act

There is an attempt during this Fall Veto Session in Springfield to amend the Illinois Health Care Right of Conscience Act in order to remove the ability of someone to make a conscience objection to COVID-19 vaccine mandates in Illinois. The bishops of Illinois oppose any amendment to this important Act.
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Spring 2021 Legislative Roundup

Spring 2021 Legislative Roundup

Invest in Kids Act: In the Budget Implementation Act (BIMP), we were successful in fighting off the Governor's proposed cuts and in achieving a one-year extension of the program. The Invest in Kids Tax Credit is now scheduled to expire on January 1, 2024. This change...

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ASK YOUR LEGISLATORS TO OPPOSE HOUSE BILL 2789

ASK YOUR LEGISLATORS TO OPPOSE HOUSE BILL 2789

House Bill 2789 (see fact sheet here) seeks to codify, during a gubernatorial declared public health emergency, a new complaint process against public and nonpublic schools that can apparently be submitted by anyone for any perceived violation of mitigation efforts....

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Join Clean Energy Advocacy Day – April 26

Join Clean Energy Advocacy Day – April 26

Join Catholics from throughout the state of Illinois for the Clean Energy Advocacy Day on April 26, 2021. Talk virtually with your state legislators about principles of clean energy. See more information on this flyer.

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CCI celebrates Predatory Loan Prevention Act becoming law

CCI celebrates Predatory Loan Prevention Act becoming law

The Catholic Conference of Illinois is proud to announce that Gov. J.B. Pritzker today signed into law Senate Bill 1792, creating the Predatory Loan Prevention Act, which caps the annual percentage rate (APR) on payday and auto title loans at 36%. Illinois becomes the 18th state to cap APRs at 36%, along with the District of Columbia.
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