HB 3259 provides FULL domestic violence services funding for FY17 and is the stand alone funding bill in the House. PLEASE VOTE ASAP and ask everyone within your agency to vote, as well as family and friends
HB 3259 has been scheduled for hearing AND A VOTE in the House Appropriations-Human Services Committee this Thursday, May 25th, at 9:00 a.m. in Room 118 at the Capitol. Everyone is welcome to come to the hearing and show your support!
Easy Steps to Cast Your Vote:
(1) Follow this link to the Illinois General Assembly webpage and register for an account you have not already.
(2) Go to the left side of the screen and click on House, followed by Committee Hearings, and then Week. Scroll down until you locate the 5/25/2017 hearing date and select the box to the far right ofAppropriations-Human Services Committee.
(3) You will then select HB3259-HCA1 and Create Witness Slip (click the white box on the far right). Fill out the form while making sure you specify Domestic Violence Funding under the Persons, groups, firms… heading.
4) You will vote PROPONENT after selecting HCA 1 from theDescription drop down box, followed by Record of Appearance Onlyunder the Testimony heading.
*Note: Vote for House Committee Amendment (HCA) 1. The original bill was amended by HCA 1 to update the funding sources.
WE CAN DO THIS! LET’S GO!