Rep. Breen has 11 Bills Signed into Law in His First Term

Working to Make Illinois Government Accountable at Every Level 

  • Requires local government boards to hold an open meeting with full disclosure and an open and public vote before the board can consider any potential pension spiking for retiring public employees with the passage of HB 5684.   
  • Closes loopholes in the Open Meetings Act with the passage HB 5683.
  • Requires training for college boards with the passage of SB 2174.

Working to Protect Our Most Vulnerable Citizens

  • Protects estate plans of disabled seniors with the passage of SB 90
  • Expands protection against human trafficking, requiring hotels and motels to post notices to help employees know they have the resources they need from law enforcement with the passage of HB 2286
  • Improves outcomes for kids in DCFS care to keep them out of shelters and in family homes with the passage of SB 2512.
  • Removes fee for Illinois ID Cards for children who are wards of the state with the passage of SB 2524.
  • Ensures new innovative cancer treatments are taxed at the prescription drug rate of 1% and not the higher consumer product tax rates with the passage of SB 3047.

Working to Make All Levels of Government More Efficient and Effective

  • Eliminated a layer of government in DuPage County with the passage of HB 3747.
  • Allows electronic correspondence to confirm licensing for nurses aides with the passage of HB 5930.
  • Ensures that the Illinois Department of Labor has power to enforce worker protection laws and makes Illinois eligible for $5 million in Federal Grants with the passage of SB 1683.
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