County of Summit Board of Developmental Disabilities
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State Employment First Efforts: Legislation
- Employment First Legislation (passed): Illinois Employment First Act (HB 2591), passed in May 2013.
- Advocacy information for IL Employment First Act: Information from the Family Support Network regarding advocating for the Illinois Employment First Act.
- IL Employment First Act Fact Sheet: Fact sheet for legislators on Illinois Employment First Act.
- IL Employment First Blueprint: October 2014 report on steps for implementation of Illinois Employment First legislation.
- IL EEOPD Report: January 2018 report of legislatively mandated Employment and Economic Opportunity for Persons with Disabilities Task Force.
- Report from the IL Employment First Summit: Report from 2012 Illinois Employment First summit.
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