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Meeting Name: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/29/2015 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: PROPOSED SUBSTITUTE for 15-2543.pdf
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15-2956 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 4/1/2015recommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
15-1516 1 PROTECTING ACCESS TO COMPREHENSIVE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE AND SUPPORTING INCREASED FUNDING LEVELSResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION PROTECTING ACCESS TO COMPREHENSIVE REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE AND SUPPORTING INCREASED FUNDING LEVELS WHEREAS, women need access to safe, affordable, and comprehensive reproductive health care throughout their lives, including screening for cancer and sexually transmitted infections, contraceptive services, abortion care, prenatal care, and labor and delivery services; and WHEREAS, reproductive health is a vital component of a woman’s overall health, and reproductive freedom is vital to a woman’s safety, well-being, and ability to participate equally in society; and WHEREAS, on January 22, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a historic and landmark decision, ruled in Roe v. Wade that the U.S. Constitution safeguards a woman’s ability to make her own personal medical decisions about when or whether to have children; and WHEREAS, that decision has allowed women to participate more fully in society, saved lives, and strengthened families and we must always guard against efforts to deliberately erode the availability and affordability of abortion and underrecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available
15-2495 1 Michael Jasso, Cook County Land Bank Authority Board of DirectorsAppointmentPROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Michael Jasso Position: Director Department/Board/Commission: Cook County Land Bank Authority Board of Directors Effective date: Immediate Expiration date: 4/29/2018, or until a successor is appointed Summary: Appointment pursuant to the requirement that the Land Bank Authority Board contain one (1) representative from the Cook County Bureau of Economic Developmentrecommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
15-2543 1 Right to WorkResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION OPPOSING THE CREATION OF LOCAL RIGHT TO WORK ZONES IN ILLINOIS WHEREAS, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has repeatedly called for the creation of local right to work zones, in which voters could decide if workers in their communities employed in unionized industries can opt out of paying dues to labor organizations; and WHEREAS, Governor Rauner has asked for city councils across Illinois to consider a resolution asking for voter referendums to allow local right to work zones, as well as changes to prevailing wage laws and worker compensation laws; and WHEREAS, such action has the potential to further dismantle unionized labor organizations, which have historically protected the rights of working and middle-class Illinoisans and could lead to lower wages, reduced benefits, and poor working conditions for employees whether they are union or non-union; and WHEREAS, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan released an opinion last week unequivocally declaring that the concept of local right to work zones presented by Governor Rauner would violataccept as substitutedPass Action details Video Video
15-2543 1 Right to WorkResolutionPROPOSED RESOLUTION RESOLUTION OPPOSING THE CREATION OF LOCAL RIGHT TO WORK ZONES IN ILLINOIS WHEREAS, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner has repeatedly called for the creation of local right to work zones, in which voters could decide if workers in their communities employed in unionized industries can opt out of paying dues to labor organizations; and WHEREAS, Governor Rauner has asked for city councils across Illinois to consider a resolution asking for voter referendums to allow local right to work zones, as well as changes to prevailing wage laws and worker compensation laws; and WHEREAS, such action has the potential to further dismantle unionized labor organizations, which have historically protected the rights of working and middle-class Illinoisans and could lead to lower wages, reduced benefits, and poor working conditions for employees whether they are union or non-union; and WHEREAS, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan released an opinion last week unequivocally declaring that the concept of local right to work zones presented by Governor Rauner would violatapprove as substitutedPass Action details Video Video