Silverstein domesticSPRINGFIELD– Two measures from Senator Ira I. Silverstein (D-Chicago) were signed into law by the governor on Friday: one to protect students from sexual assault on campus and another to waive GED fees for homeless young people.

Addressing rampant campus sexual assault takes stronger actions than what exist now. Sen. Silverstein’s Senate Bill 2839 amends the Preventing Sexual Violence in Higher Education Act. The change clarifies that sanctions for a student who violates the institution’s sexual violence policy may include suspension, expulsion, or removal of the student after complaint resolution procedures.

“Colleges and universities need to employ greater authority to get sex offenders away from campus,” Senator Silverstein said. “California passed a law like this last year and it makes sense for Illinois.”

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Several important events are coming up in the next three weeks. My annual town hall meetings are scheduled for late July and early August. They are set for four different dates and different locations to make it as convenient as possible for you to attend. I'll provide an update from Springfield and answer your questions.

Our second annual Job Fair is set for Thursday, August 4 at West Ridge Elementary School, 6700 N. Whipple Street, Chicago. We invite area employers and job seekers to join us from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Click on the Job Fair graphic below for more details and to register.

And finally, I invite you to take my 2016 Constituent Survey. It takes just a few minutes to share your opinions on issues facing our state.

Click on any of the events below for more details. 

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silverstein survey graphicYour ideas and opinions are important for me to best represent you in Springfield. Please take a moment and share your thoughts with me in this quick survey. Your responses are confidential.

Click here and answer a few questions about what's going on in Springfield. Thanks.


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2016 silverstein townhall flier thumbPlease join me for our 2016 Town Hall Meetings.I will give an overview of the spring legislative session including bills I sponsored and answer your questions.

Details are here. If you have any questions, please call my district office, 773-743-5015.

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