Senator Jones Passes Bill to Reduce HIV Rates Among Inmates

Springfield, IL - Today, State Senator Emil Jones (D-Chicago) passed legislation that will give the Illinois Department of Corrections and Cook County Jail the option of implementing opt-out HIV testing. Under opt-out HIV testing individuals are informed that they will be tested for HIV unless they refuse.

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Jones Legislation Aims to Save Lives of Drug Addicts
Overdose Emergencies would be exempt from prosecution

Springfield, IL— State Senator Emil Jones III helped pass legislation aimed at saving the lives of drug abusers. Senate Bill 1701 protects drug users from prosecution if they seek medical help because of an overdose.

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Jones Passes Legislation to Protect Stalking Victims

Springfield, IL – Today State Senator Emil Jones (D-Chicago) passed legislation through the Senate that will make stalkers face another barrier to finding their human prey. Senate Bill 2267 makes it illegal for a stalker to use a private investigator to stalk his or her victim.

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