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Kelly Cassidy's Selected Sponsorships

Office: State House (IL) - District 14, Democratic

Selected Sponsorships

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 15, 2014 SJRCA 75 Ratifies the Equal Rights Amendment Senate Co-sponsor
Feb. 14, 2014 HB 5701 Prohibits Requiring Disclosure of Criminal Record Prior to Job Interview House Co-sponsor
Feb. 14, 2014 HB 5707 Amends Bullying Prevention Measures in the School Code House Sponsor
Jan. 29, 2014 HB 4442 Requires Law Enforcement Officers to Record Ethnicity During Traffic Stops House Co-sponsor
Feb. 26, 2013 HB 3227 Amends State Health Benefits Exchange House Co-sponsor
Feb. 21, 2013 HB 2675 Expands Sex Education Curriculum House Co-sponsor
Feb. 20, 2013 HB 2404 Amends Definition of Delinquent Minor House Co-sponsor
Feb. 15, 2013 SB 2202 Prohibits Smoking on the Campus of Public University Senate Co-sponsor
Feb. 15, 2013 SB 2202 Prohibits Smoking on State-Funded University and Community College Campuses Senate Co-sponsor
Jan. 25, 2013 HB 226 Authorizes 17 Year Olds to Vote in Primary Elections House Co-sponsor
Jan. 10, 2013 HB 105 Extends In-Person Early Voting Hours House Co-sponsor
Jan. 10, 2013 SB 26 Expands Medicaid Eligibility Senate Co-sponsor
Jan. 9, 2013 HB 1 Authorizes the Use of Medical Marijuana House Co-sponsor
Jan. 9, 2013 HB 8 Requires Accommodations for Pregnant Workers House Co-sponsor
Jan. 9, 2013 SB 10 Authorizes Same-Sex Marriage Senate Co-sponsor
Feb. 22, 2012 Amendment No. 4 Requires Physicians to Provide Information About Side Effects of Erectile Dysfunction Drugs House Sponsor
Feb. 8, 2012 HB 5290 Requires Schools to Establish Bullying Policies House Sponsor
Jan. 18, 2012 SB 2621 Amends the Department of Corrections' Early Release Program Senate Co-sponsor
Oct. 24, 2011 HB 3859 Requires Publication of Reduced Tax Rates under the EDGE Program House Co-sponsor
Oct. 5, 2011 HB 3810 Eliminates General Assembly Scholarships House Co-sponsor
Feb. 10, 2011 SB 2185 Establishes the DREAM Fund Commission Senate Co-sponsor
Feb. 9, 2011 SB 1701 Legal Immunity for Individuals Seeking Treatment for Drug Overdose Senate Sponsor
Feb. 8, 2011 SB 1064 Prohibits Private Security Services in Detention Centers Senate Co-sponsor

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