Jared Treece | @bisalo
Don Harmon, Illinois Senate President, and Dan McConchie, Minority Leader, cancelled the end of the January State legislative session due to safety concerns about COVID-19.
“Our goal is to conduct a Spring Session that is as normal as possible while ensuring the safety of legislators, staff and the public,” Harmon said in the press release.
The session for the week of Jan. 26 is cancelled for safety, but they hope to meet in person for the next scheduled session, which is Feb. 9, 2021. Until then, proper procedures will be put in place for a safe return to Springfield.
Between now and the return, Senate business will be conducted remotely through committee hearings.
The press release said any questions or concerns should be sent to Jake Butcher or Dale Righter, Chiefs of Staff.
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