unnamedLet your voice be heard! Follow the instructions below to file a witness slip. Download a printable PDF version by clicking here.

– Go to my.ilga.gov

– Click on House or Senate

– To find the bill you want to file a witness slip for in committee, click on the Committees tab on the left. Find your committee, then click on the WSW-1 Legislation on the far right of the committee line entry.

– After you’ve found the bill, you need to see if it is in an upcoming hearing. To find the hearing, click on the tab with the WSW-2Notice of Hearings at the top of the page.

– Select a hearing date, and click on “View Legislation” on the far right

– After finding the line of your bill, click on WSW-3 Create Witness Slip on the right

– Under I. Identification – fill in the required fields

– Under II. Representation – state who you are representing: Provider agency; Direct support professionals Individual receiving services; Family of individual receiving services; Self; Someone who cares! If your representative is on the committee, then you can let them know you commented by writing that you are a Constituent of First name Last name.

– Under III. Position – check “Proponent” “Opponent” or “No Position on Merits” and make sure you are responding to the Original Bill, or to the Amendments that you want your opinion heard on.

– Under IV. Testimony – check “Record of Appearance Only” if you won’t be speaking at the meeting.

– Put in the correct “captcha”

– Check that you “Agree to ILGA Terms of Services”

– Click the “Create Slip” button – you’re done and you’ve made your voice heard!

– You can find the members of the different committees by clicking on the Committees button, and then the WSW-4.jpg Members tab on the right hand side.

Download a printable copy of these instructions here.

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