Yes, More and More New Laws in Illinois

 

Hotel and Casino Employee Safety Act

Requires hotels and casinos to provide employees, who work in isolated spaces, with panic buttons to use if they are sexually harassed or assaulted

 

Equitable Restrooms Act

Ensures public restrooms have at least one baby diaper changing station

 

Trauma-Informed Training for Police

Requires trauma-informed training for police officers to ensure children’s safety

 

LGBTQ History in Public Schools

Ensures that the contributions of LGBTQ people are taught in public schools

 

Criminal Penalties in Places of Worship

Expands criminal penalties for specific unlawful acts in a place of worship

 

MCOs To Make Timely Payments

Requires MCOs (Managed Care Organizations) to make timely payments within 30 days and make expedited payments to health care providers serving large Medicaid populations, including safety-net hospitals, long-term care facilities where more than 80% of residents receive Medicaid, exceptional long-term facilities, and government owned providers

 

Covering All Kids Health Insurance Expanded

Expands the sunset of Covering All Kids Health Insurance by 5 years

 

Expanding Confidentiality Program

Expands an address confidentiality program for victims of domestic violence to now include victims of sexual assault or stalking