Open States' stated mission is to improve civic engagement.
To be true to that goal, we can not stand by and be silent when a large portion of Americans face systemic racism and other forms of oppression. That oppression has meant being excluded from civic participation at the ballot box, being called un-American for peaceful protests, and being denied justice for crimes committed against them.
Amends the Counties Code. Provides that the county health department of specified counties shall be managed by a board of health consisting of 9 members (now, 8 members). Requires that at least one member of the board of health be a chiropractic physician licensed in Illinois. Provides that a board member who is required to be a chiropractic physician may reside outside the county if no chiropractic physician who resides in the county is willing and able to serve on the board. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.