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Ira Silverstein's Voting Records on Issue:

Office: State Senate (IL) - District 8, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for State Senate - District 8

Illinois Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 30, 2017 HB 2462 Prohibits Screening Job Applicants Based on Wage or Salary History Bill Passed - Senate
(35 - 18)
Feb. 5, 2015 SB 11 Increases Minimum Wage Bill Passed - Senate
(35 - 18)
May 23, 2014 HB 5701 Prohibits Requiring Disclosure of Criminal Record Prior to Job Interview Bill Passed - Senate
(40 - 12)
Did Not Vote
May 15, 2014 HB 4075 Establishes Standards for Ridesharing Companies Bill Passed - Senate
(46 - 8)
Feb. 14, 2014 HB 5701 Prohibits Requiring Disclosure of Criminal Record Prior to Job Interview House Co-sponsor
Jan. 9, 2013 HB 8 Requires Accommodations for Pregnant Workers House Co-sponsor
May 31, 2012 HB 1447 Pension Law Amendments Bill Passed - Senate
(30 - 24)
March 1, 2006 SB 1991 Minority and Female Investors in Casinos Bill Passed - Senate
(30 - 23)

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