Lombard's Soaring Eagle Academy can soon begin transporting its K-8 students on its multi-purpose bus to off-site educational activities thanks to legislation, sponsored by State Representative Peter Breen (R-Lombard) and state Sen. Chris Nybo, (R-Elmhurst), that was signed into law on Friday, Aug. 3, by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Senate Bill 2226 is intended to expand availability of the life-saving, first-responder program originally implemented in January 2017 under what is more commonly known as Annie LeGere’s Law.
Fulfilling a localized effort started by State Sen. Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) back in 2015, the Governor has finally signed his sponsored legislation to dissolve the DuPage County Election Commission for more streamlined and cost-effective elections.
In an initiative to prevent future mass shootings and attacks, a new gun safety law sponsored by State Sen. Chris Nybo allows the public to identify and stop potentially dangerous individuals from endangering others or themselves with a firearm.
With growing concerns around identity and credit fraud scams and senior citizens, Nybo filed new legislation to more effectively target and report suspected financial exploitation of vulnerable adults.
As more sexual harassment allegations surface in the Statehouse, State Sen. Chris Nybo cosponsored an initiative to help eliminate bias in the handling of legislative ethics complaints and give victims the confidence to step forward. With overwhelming bipartisan support, the Governor signed it into law last week.
State Sen Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) released the following statement in support of the Fiscal Year 2019 budget approved by the General Assembly.
To clear an obstacle inhibiting the treatment and health of chronic Lyme disease patients, State Sen. Chris Nybo sponsored legislation to provide protections for physicians to conduct prolonged antibiotic and experimental treatments for Lyme disease and related illnesses.
Drawing Illinois closer to the enactment of the life-saving Annie LeGere Law, the Illinois House of Representatives passed an amendment sponsored by State Sen. Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) that would encourage medical professionals’ participation in the initiative to equip police officers with epinephrine auto-injectors (EpiPens) for allergy-related emergencies.
In an effort to reduce gun trafficking stemming from Illinois gun dealers, State Sen. Chris Nybo negotiated several significant revisions to a Gun Dealer Safety measure, which passed the Senate on May 16—one day after a bipartisan group of legislators, including Nybo, announced their support.
Amended proposal quickly moves to Senate Floor
State Sen. Chris Nybo voted to support the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) following a meeting in March with League of Women Voters representatives from Glen Ellyn, Wheaton and Elmhurst to discuss the proposal. The State Senate passed the amendment on April 11.
State Sen. Chris Nybo is currently seeking legislative interns for the summer months, and encourages all entering high school seniors and college-age students to apply.
The State of Illinois took pivotal steps toward reducing gun violence as the Senate passed a legislative measure cosponsored by State Sen. Chris Nybo to ban bump stocks on March 14.
In light of recent tragic incidents in Florida and Kentucky and increased attention on gun safety, State Senator Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) participated as a guest panelist at the School Safety Forum on March 12 at Willowbrook High School in Villa Park.
In light of the growing number of mass shootings and perpetrators of senseless violence in the United States, State Sen. Chris Nybo is cosponsoring a public safety measure to prevent potentially dangerous individuals from self-harm or endangering others with a firearm
In wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history last October and following yesterday’s tragic death of a Chicago Police Commander at the hands of gun violence, Senator Nybo has filed legislation to address growing concerns for public safety and responsible gun use by banning bump-fire stocks.
To encourage the participation of medical professionals in the life-saving Annie LeGere Law and place EpiPens in the hands of law enforcement, Senator Chris Nybo sponsored an amendment to increase liability protection for participating health providers.
To build on the momentum surrounding women’s rights and gender injustice, State Senator Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) has taken action to end the gender wage gap that remains highly prevalent in our society.
Illinois Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady announced on Thursday that State Senator Chris Nybo would be joining his leadership team as a Senate Republican Whip.
Beginning October 3, State Senator Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) and State Representative Peter Breen (R-Lombard) will once again partner with the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the local Lilac Post 5815 for their third annual “Support Our Troops” collection drive.
To address the concerns of medical professionals hesitant to prescribe epinephrine to Elmhurst Police and police departments across the state as part of the new Annie LeGere Law, State Sen. Chris Nybo (R-Elmhurst) has filed an amendment to the law to offer greater liability protection for participating health providers.
Illinois residents are urged to be vigilant following a massive data breach of consumer reporting agency Equifax.
Nybo releases the below statement following the House and Senate approval of Senate Bill 1947, a bipartisan school funding plan to address Illinois’ broken school funding formula and its inequities.
In the spirit of strengthening and reviving Illinois’ business climate, Nybo was pleased to formally welcome Mariano’s grocery store to the Lombard community at its official opening on August 21.
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