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IL – Stop a Flavor Ban (SB668/HB3883) – Witness Slips (Updated – 11.13.19)

(Update – 11.13.19)

SB 668 (SFA-2), which would ban the sale of flavored vapor products is scheduled for a hearing on

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
12:00 PM
Executive Committee


Prior to the meeting, please take a moment to fill out a “witness slip” showing your opposition.

  • Step-by Step Instructions for submitting a witness slip in Illinois (Illinois Residents Only):
    • Click here to access the witness slip for SB 668 (SFA-2).
    • Part I. Enter your personal information.
    • Part II Representation. Just enter “Self” in the field provided.
    • Part III. Position: Click on the button next to “Opponent
    • Part IV. Testimony: Click on the box next to “Record of Appearance Only.” Filling out a witness slip does not mean you have to appear in person at the hearing (although Illinois advocates are encouraged to attend) – it is a mechanism that allows you to register your opposition to the resolution.
    • Type the Captcha Code in the box.
    • Click the box next to “I Agree to the ILGA Terms of Agreement.”
    • Click on “Create Slip.”
  • Witness slips can be filled out by anyone age 13 and older. Consider talking with your children or grandchildren about this issue. If they’re happy you made the switch, they might want to express their opposition to the bill by completing a witness slip.

Take Action – Fill Out A Witness Slip!

Please share this post with your friends and family in IL


(Update – 11.09.19)

HB 3883, which would ban the sale of flavored vapor products is scheduled for a hearing on

Tuesday, November 12, 2019
3:00 PM
Human Services Committee

Prior to the hearing, please take a moment to fill out a “witness slip” for the hearing.

  • Step-by Step Instructions for submitting a witness slip in Illinois (Illinois Residents Only):
    • Click here to access the witness slip for HB 3883..
    • Part I. Enter your personal information.
    • Part II Representation. Just enter “Self” in the field provided.
    • Part III. Position: Click on the button next to “Opponent”
    • Part IV. Testimony: Click on the box next to “Record of Appearance Only.” Filling out a witness slip does not mean you have to appear in person at the hearing (although Illinois advocates are encouraged to attend) – it is a mechanism that allows you to register your opposition to the resolution.
    • Type the Captcha Code in the box.
    • Click the box next to “I Agree to the ILGA Terms of Agreement.”
    • Click on “Create Slip.”
  • Witness slips can be filled out by anyone age 13 and older. Consider talking with your children or grandchildren about this issue. If they’re happy you made the switch, they might want to express their opposition to the bill by completing a witness slip.

Take Action – Fill Out A Witness Slip!

(Please forward any responses you get from lawmakers to [email protected])

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By way of parliamentary abracadabra, HB 3883 is now SB 668 (SFA-1). This bill is scheduled to be heard in an executive committee meeting at 10:00 AM (CDT), this morning (Tuesday, 10.29.19).

Please take a moment to fill out a “witness slip” for the hearing.

  • Step-by Step Instructions for submitting a witness slip in Illinois (Illinois Residents Only):
    • Click here to access the witness slip for SB 668 (SFA-1).
    • Part I. Enter your personal information.
    • Part II Representation. Do not complete Part II unless you are expressing a position on behalf of a group. CASAA members should NOT complete Part II because you are offering your own position, not CASAA’s.
    • Part III. Position: Click on the button next to “Opponent”
    • Part IV. Testimony: Click on the box next to “Record of Appearance Only.” Filling out a witness slip does not mean you have to appear in person at the hearing (although we absolutely strongly encourage you to attend) – it is a mechanism that allows you to register your opposition to the resolution.
    • Type the Captcha Code in the box.
    • Click the box next to “I Agree to the ILGA Terms of Agreement.”
    • Click on “Create Slip.”
  • Witness slips can be filled out by anyone age 13 and older. Consider talking with your children or grandchildren about this issue. If they’re happy you made the switch, they might want to express their opposition to the bill by completing a witness slip.

Take Action – Fill Out A Witness Slip!


***CANCELLED***

Monday, October 28, 2019

2:30 PM

Stratton Building, Room C-1

401 South Spring Street

Springfield, IL

 

We are updating this alert with new details about the progress of HB 3883.

Please check back soon and take this opportunity to send a message to your officials urging them to oppose HB 3883 and any legislation that would ban the sale safer alternatives to smoking like flavored vapor products.

Take Action – Send a Message!

 


(Original Post – 10.24.19)

A bill, HB 3883, that would ban the sale of vapor products in flavors other than tobacco, menthol, or “unflavored” is scheduled for a hearing on

Monday, October 28, 2019
2:30 PM
Stratton Building, Room C-1
401 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL

(Directions)

Please take a moment to fill out a witness slip for the hearing.

  • Step-by Step Instructions for submitting a witness slip in Illinois (Illinois Residents Only):
    • Click here to access the witness slip for HB 3883.
    • Part I Enter your personal information.
    • Part II Representation: Do not complete Part II unless you are expressing a position on behalf of a group. CASAA members do not need to complete Part II because you are offering your own position, not CASAA’s.
    • Part III Position: Click on the button next to “Opponent”
    • Part IV Testimony: Click on the box next to “Record of Appearance Only.” Filling out a witness slip does not mean you have to appear in person at the hearing (although we encourage you to attend) – it is a mechanism that allows you to register your opposition to the resolution.
    • Type the Captcha Code in the box.
    • Click the box next to “I Agree to the ILGA Terms of Agreement.
    • Click on “Create Slip.”
  • Witness slips can be filled out by anyone age 13 and older. Consider talking with your children or grandchildren about this issue. If they’re happy you made the switch, they might want to express their opposition to the bill by completing a witness slip.

 

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