SB 3755, as amended by House Amendment 2, is a crucial bill aimed at updating and improving the Community Mental Health Act (CMHA) and is currently before the Illinois legislature. The bill modernizes language and requirements to better reflect the current needs and realities of community mental health authorities. View the House Amendment 2 to SB 3755, here:

https://ilga.gov/legislation/103/SB/PDF/10300SB3755ham002.pdf

The next step in the legislative process is for the Amendment to be heard in the House Revenue Committee, adopted and passed in the House, and then sent to the Senate Chamber for a vote of concurrence.

We urge you to contact your legislators today and express your support for SB 3755.

**Here’s how you can take action:**

  • Contact your legislators TODAY and express your strong support for SB 3755 as amended by House Amendment 2. Explain why this bill is important to you, your organization and your community. Refer to the attached talking point document.
  • When SB 3755 is called for a hearing, ACMHAI will distribute a call to action asking members to file a witness slip in support of the bill. Share the witness slip action alert with your networks!
  • Forward this message to your networks, encouraging them to take action as well.

Thank you for your support!