Religious Garb Bill (SB1697) signed into law by Gov. Rauner

We are pleased to share with you that the Religious Garb Bill (SB1697) was signed into Illinois law (effective immediately) by Governor Rauner on Friday, August 11. The Religious Garb Bill was one of the bills on CIOGC's Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD) legislative agenda and CIOGC has actively campaigned to garner support for the bill since early spring. The bill was originally filed by Senator Jacqueline Collins in February.The law amends the Illinois Human Rights Act [...]

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5/24/17 – Take one minute today to protect immigrant rights and ensure police accountability

Bills on CIOGC's 2017 Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD) agenda are advancing in the House and Senate and we need your help creating witness slips to move them forward! Bills must go through three readings in both the House and Senate, before they are presented to the Governor to sign or veto.  Illinois Trust Act [...]

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5/3/17 – CIOGC and partners make an impact in Springfield for IMAD

CIOGC held its 9th Annual Illinois Muslim Action Day (IMAD) on Thursday, April 27 with a breakfast honoring Illinois Senate President John J. Cullerton and Senator Jacqueline Collins, a press conference with the support of legislative leaders, and meetings between Muslim community leaders and Illinois State Senators to discuss and address legislation that matter to [...]

By |2017-05-03T14:17:30-05:00May 3rd, 2017|E-News Articles|0 Comments