Illinois Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Illinois State Team page. This page, along with the email updates you will receive, will help keep you informed of what you can do in your state to help you protect and expand your rights to informed consent to vaccination.

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Action Needed Now

There are no active action alerts at this time, but please check back soon.

Bills to Watch

The following table lists the active bills of interest for all states.

State Bill Number Position Status Title
IL HB 347 2022-06-17 OPPOSE Senate amendment 2 motion to concur referred to Rules Committee on 5/23/2022, pending concurrance Requires providers report to vaccine registry, eliminates exemption from tracking
IL HB 4244 2022-04-08 OPPOSE Died, failed to pass House Special Issues Human Services Subcommittee, session ended 4/8/2022 Mandates that vaccine providers report to the vaccine data tracking/registry system
IL HB 4806 2022-04-08 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for hearing in House Rules Committee, session ended 4/8/2022 Establishes refusing to vaccinate a child for COVID-19 is not considered medical neglect
IL HB 1910 2022-04-08 SUPPORT Died, failed to move during 2022, session ended 4/8/2022 Establishes a child is not neglected solely based on the parent refusing vaccines
IL SB 256 2022-04-08 OPPOSE Died, failed to move during 2022, session ended 4/8/2022 Mandates vaccine providers report to the vaccine tracking/registry, removes the ability to refuse
IL HB 3682 2022-04-08 WATCH Died, Failed to move in 2022, Session ended 4/8/2022 Prohibits an employer from requiring a vaccine that is approved for emergency use
IL SB 582 2022-04-08 OPPOSE Died, failed to move during 2022, session ended 4/8/2022 Mandates vaccine providers report to the vaccine tracking/registry, removes the ability to refuse
IL SB 2015 2022-04-08 OPPOSE Died, failed to move during 2022, session ended 4/8/2022 Mandates COVID-19 Vaccines for employees working in nursing homes, Veterans Homes and ICUs
IL HB 4611 2022-04-08 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass House Executive Committee, session ended 4/8/2022 Prohibits sharing the personal vaccine information of another person
IL HB 4698 2022-04-08 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for hearing in House Rules Committee, session ended 4/8/2022 Establishes bodily autonomy for individuals to freely accept or refuse vaccination
IL HB 4263 2022-04-08 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in the House Insurance Special Issues Subcommittee, session ended 4/8/2022 Prohibits insurance companies from discriminating based on vaccine status
IL HB 4297 2022-04-08 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for hearing in the House Rules Committee, session ended 4/8/2022 Allows proof of natural immunity to satisfy COVID-19 vaccine requirements
IL HB 4471 2022-04-08 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for hearing in House Rules Committee, session ended 4/8/2022 Requires DoH to accommodate religious & conscientious beliefs, scientific data, & medical opinions regarding orders requiring vaccines/treatments
IL SB3615 2022-04-08 OPPOSE Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in the Senate Assignments Committee, session adjourned on 4/8/2022 Requires government tracking on number of dept employees entering long-term care facilities based on flu & COVID-19 vaccine status
IL SB 2983 2022-04-08 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for hearing in Senate Assignments Committee, session ended 4/8/2022 Establishes the COVID-19 Religious Exemption Act, prohibits discrimination by any person, public or private institution or public official
IL SB 3068 2022-04-08 OPPOSE Died, failed to be scheduled for hearing in Senate Assignments Committee, session ended 4/8/2022. Requires vaccine administrators to enter personal vaccination data into state vaccine registry
IL HB 4134 2022-04-08 OPPOSE Died, failed to move during 2022, session ended 4/8/2022 Mandates COVID-19 Vaccines for nursing home facility staff, establishes penalties
IL HB 4259 2022-04-08 OPPOSE Died, failed to be scheduled for hearing in House Rules Committee, session ended 4/8/2022 Requires individuals to pay out of pocket for hospital care if not vaccinated for COVID-19
IL HB 4106 2022-04-08 SUPPORT Died, failed to move during 2022, session ended 4/8/2022 Prohibits COVID-19 mandates and requiring vaccine credential for college enrollment
IL HB 4239 2022-04-08 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass House Executive Committee, session ended 4/8/2022 Prohibits discrimination against individuals who refuse COVID-19 vaccinations
IL HB 4149 2022-04-08 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass House Executive Committee, session ended 4/8/2022 Provides the State or local government shall not require a minor to obtain healthcare or precautions
IL HB 4174 2022-04-08 SUPPORT Died, failed to pass House Executive Committee, session ended 4/8/2022 Prohibits COVID-19 Vaccine mandates for school students
IL HB 1167 2022-04-05 OPPOSE Enacted, Act 102-0697, Effective 4/5/2022 Denies benefits to school employees who have not received all recommended COVID-19 vaccinations, while providing benefits to those “fully” vaccinated

Announcements

The following table lists postings about events, initiatives, people, and pretty much anything related to protecting and expanding your rights!