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SB 3712 Homebirth Safety Act Action Alert - 8 Weeks to Go

Jo Anne L.
bestbirth
Evanston, IL
Post #: 229
Please forward to your lists, thank you!



Dear Home Birth and Midwifery Supporters,

We are getting down to the wire. Over the next 8 weeks we still need to gain more than 20 additional YES votes for SB3712, the Home Birth Safety Act.

There are 45 Representatives whose votes are unknown. In order to have hope of passing the bill, we must reach these legislators and find out their intentions. This may be difficult because it is the election season, but we must try. We believe we should be able to gain enough votes, but without contact in these districts, we will never know. PLEASE HELP US REACH THESE REPS!

If you knows ANYONE who lives in the districts listed below (with township and county names), please pass this message along. We need anyone in these districts to call their representative or send email (we’ve provided email addresses and phone numbers where available).

Because districts overlap into certain areas, to help people verify their rep, have them go to http://www.elections....­


When they contact their legislators via email or phone, we need them to simply say:

“I live in your district. I believe that regulation of home birth midwives will make home birth safer for mothers and babies. Can you please tell me how you will vote for the Home Birth Safety Act, SB3712, when it is called for a vote during the veto session?”

If they get a secretary or aide who is discouraging about the possibility of the bill being called, they should just say “yes, I understand, but IF the bill gets called, what will the Representative’s vote be?”

Whatever the response, we need the information to come back to us. Please post to the Illinois Families for Midwifery email list or send directly to Jamie at Charis490@gmail.com


WE CANNOT DO THIS WITHOUT YOUR HELP!! Thank you, as always!

The Coalition for Illinois Midwifery Board

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7 - Yarbrough (D) - River Forest, Oak Park, Proviso, Chicago Townships (Cook)
kyarbrough@ilga.gov (708) 615-1747

13 - Harris (D) - Chicago Township (Cook) (773) 348-3434

15 - D'Amico (D) - Northfield, Niles, Maine, Chicago Townships (Cook) johnd@ilga.gov (773) 736-0218
20 - McAuliffe (R) - Maine, Norwood Park, Chicago, Niles Townships (Cook) (773) 792-0749
22 - Madigan (D) - Lyons, Stickney, Chicago Townships (Cook) (773) 581-8000
28 - Rita (D) - Lyons, Stickney, Chicago Townships (Cook) (708) 396-2822
36 - Carberry - Palos, Worth, Chicago Townships (Cook) (708) 907-5157
37 - McCarthy (D) - Orland, Bremen, Rich, Frankfort Townships (Cook, Will) (708) 226-1999
38 - Riley (D) - Bremen, Thornton, Rich Townships (Cook) rep.riley38@sbcglobal.net (708) 799-4364
41 - Biggins (R) - York, Proviso, Riverside Townships (Cook, DuPage) (630) 941-1278
44 - Crespo (D) - Schaumburg, Hanover Townships (Cook) (630) 372-3340
45 - Coladipietro (R) - Bloomingdale, Milton Townships (DuPage) (630) 582-0045
47 - Bellock (R) - Downers Grove, Lisle Townships (DuPage) (630) 852-8633
49 - Schmitz (R) - (Kane) info@timschmitz.org (630) 845-9590
50 - Hatcher (R) - Virgil Township (Kane) (630) 553-3223
53 - Mathias (R) - Wheeling (Cook) repmathias@hotmail.com (847) 222-0061
55 - Ramey (R) - Elgin (Cook) staterepramey55@aol.com (630) 876-0703
57 - Nekritz (D) - Wheeling (Cook) enekritz@repnekritz.org (847) 257-0450
60 – Rita Mayfield (D) - Waukegan (Lake) (847) 599-2800
61 - Osmond (R) - Antioch (Lake) (847) 838-6200
68 - Winters (R) - Shirland, Rockford, Roscoe, Rockton, S. Beloit (Winnebago) (815) 282-0083
72 - Verschoore (D) - Drury (Rock Island) (309) 558-3612
73 - Leitch (R) - Wyanet (Bureau) davidleitch@ameritech.net (309) 690-7373
76 - Mautino (D) - Mendota (LaSalle) patti76th@ivnet.com (815) 664-2717
78 - Lilly - Chicago (Cook) statereplilly@yahoo.com (773) 473-7300
80 - DeLuca (D) - Bloom (Cook) repdeluca@scb.global.net (708) 672-0200
82 - Durkin (R) - Lyons (Cook) jimd@ilga.gov (708) 352-7700
84 - Cross (R) - Owsego (Kendall) (815) 254-0000
87 - Mitchell (R) - Sand Prairie (Tazewell) repmitchell@earthlink.net (217) 876-1968
88 - Brady (R) - Normal (McLean) dan@rep-danbrady.com (309) 662-1100
89 - Sacia (R) - Dunleith (JoDaviess) JimSacia@aeroinc.net (815) 232-0774
91 - Smith (D) - Fairview (Fulton) repmikesmith@gmail.com (309) 353-6276
93 - Tracy (R) - Lima (Adams) (217) 223-0833
94 - Myers (R) - Abingdon (Mercer) (309) 836-2707
95 - Fortner (R) - Geneva (Kane) (630) 293-9344
96 - Senger (R) - Naperville (DuPage) sengerstaterep@gmail.com (630) 219-3090
97 - Watson (R) - Levee (Pike) (217) 243-6221
99 - Poe (R) - Gardner (Sangamon) poe@ilga.gov (217) 782-0044
100 - Brauer (R) - Corwin (Mernard) Brauerr@housegopmail.state.il.us (217) 782-0053
107 - Cavaletto - Seminary (Fayette) (618) 548-9080
109 - Eddy (R) - Ros, Prairie (Clark, Edgar) (618) 563-4128
112 - Hoffman (D) - Granite City, Nameoki, Collinsville, Edwardsville (Madison) (618) 345-2176
113 - Holbrook (D) - Granite City, Venice, Nameoki (Madison) (618) 394-2211
114 - Jackson (D) - Venice, Stites, E. St. Louis (Madison) (618) 875-9950
117 - Bradley (D) - McLeansboro, Crook (Franklin, Hamilton)
repjohnbradley@mychoice.net (618) 997-9697
118 - Phelps (D) - (Hamilton, White) bphelps@yourclearwave.com (618) 253-4189
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