HB 5162: In 2015, Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law a bill that banned the use of conversion therapy with LGBT minors by all licensed mental health providers. Clergy were exempted from the law. Now House Bill 5162 has been introduced which would prohibit any institution—public, religious, non-profit—where conversion therapy takes place from receiving public funds.
HB 4247: This bill recently introduced would make emergency contraception available 24/7 through at least one vending machine at all public colleges and universities in the state. It would also require the contraception be sold at a “reduced price.” This would include Plan B and other such pregnancy-terminating medications.