Committee on Human Relations

The Committee on Human Relations has jurisdiction over all matters relating to human rights and the Commission on Human Relations, and all matters generally affecting veterans of the Armed Forces of the United States of America.


Date Meeting Attendance

2019-03-06

Committee on Human Relations

6 members attended

2019-01-15

CANCELLED: Committee on Human Relations

2019-01-08

CANCELLED: Committee on Human Relations

2018-11-28

Committee on Human Relations

8 members attended

2018-08-13

Committee on Human Relations

6 members attended

2018-07-17

Committee on Human Relations

11 members attended

2018-04-11

Committee on Human Relations

8 members attended

2018-02-21

Committee on Human Relations

12 members attended

2018-01-10

Committee on Human Relations

13 members attended

2017-12-06

Committee on Human Relations

8 members attended

2017-10-04

Committee on Human Relations

10 members attended

2017-09-13

Committee on Human Relations

9 members attended

2017-07-17

Committee on Human Relations

8 members attended

2017-06-19

Committee on Human Relations

8 members attended

2017-06-12

Committee on Human Relations

7 members attended

2017-04-26

Committee on Human Relations

10 members attended

2017-03-22

Committee on Human Relations

13 members attended

2017-02-07

Committee on Human Relations

8 members attended

2017-01-18

Committee on Human Relations

10 members attended

2016-12-05

Committee on Human Relations

15 members attended

2016-09-28

Committee on Human Relations

11 members attended

2016-07-13

Committee on Human Relations

7 members attended

2016-06-08

Committee on Human Relations

17 members attended

2016-02-02

Committee on Human Relations

10 members attended

2015-09-16

Committee on Human Relations

8 members attended

2015-04-28

Committee on Human Relations

7 members attended

2014-10-27

Committee on Human Relations

5 members attended

2014-08-19

Committee on Human Relations

7 members attended

2014-06-23

Committee on Human Relations

4 members attended

2014-05-20

Committee on Human Relations

4 members attended

2014-03-25

Committee on Human Relations

7 members attended

2014-03-11

Committee on Human Relations

6 members attended

2014-02-19

Committee on Human Relations

10 members attended

2014-02-03

Committee on Human Relations

No attendance taken

2013-11-22

Committee on Human Relations

4 members attended

2013-10-03

Committee on Human Relations

7 members attended

2013-06-25

Committee on Human Relations

3 members attended

2013-05-07

Committee on Human Relations

7 members attended

2013-01-14

Committee on Human Relations

6 members attended

2012-11-14

Committee on Human Relations

6 members attended

2012-09-10

Committee on Human Relations

2 members attended

2012-07-23

Committee on Human Relations

12 members attended

2012-05-29

Committee on Human Relations

3 members attended

2012-03-19

Committee on Human Relations

3 members attended

2012-03-06

Committee on Human Relations

8 members attended

2012-02-16

Committee on Human Relations

4 members attended

2012-01-12

Committee on Human Relations

4 members attended

2011-12-15

CANCELLED: Committee on Human Relations

2011-10-20

Committee on Human Relations

No attendance taken

2011-10-03

Committee on Human Relations

4 members attended

2011-06-07

Committee on Human Relations

13 members attended
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Date Action Legislation

2018-11-28

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R2018-1145

Call for President Donald Trump and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to cease attempts to narrowly define gender as biological, immutable condition and call for City of Chicago to ...

2018-11-28

Recommended to Pass

R2018-1145

Call for President Donald Trump and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to cease attempts to narrowly define gender as biological, immutable condition and call for City of Chicago to ...

2018-08-13

Recommended to Pass

R2018-675

Call for U.S. Congress to pass legislation providing visas to undocumented or Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipient parents of United States citizen children or Deferred Action for Childhood ...

2018-08-13

Recommended to Pass

A2018-85

Reappointment of Naderh H. Elrabadi, Stephanie A. Kanter, David J. Mussatt and Nabeela Rasheed as members of Chicago Commission on Human Relations

2018-07-17

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R2018-683

Call for U.S. Congress to enact legislation to stop separation of immigrant parents from their children at U.S. border

2018-07-17

Recommended to Pass

R2018-683

Call for U.S. Congress to enact legislation to stop separation of immigrant parents from their children at U.S. border

2018-07-13

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R2018-675

Call for U.S. Congress to pass legislation providing visas to undocumented or Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipient parents of United States citizen children or Deferred Action for Childhood ...

2018-04-11

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O2018-2401

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 2-160-010 declaring City's policy against sexual harassment

2018-04-11

Recommended to Pass

O2018-2401

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 2-160-010 declaring City's policy against sexual harassment

2018-02-21

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R2018-37

Call for U.S. Department of Homeland Security to extend Temporary Protected Status to Haitian immigrants in wake of devastating earthquake

2018-02-21

Recommended to Pass

R2018-37

Call for U.S. Department of Homeland Security to extend Temporary Protected Status to Haitian immigrants in wake of devastating earthquake

2017-12-06

Recommended to Pass

A2017-115

Appointment of Shobhana J. Verma as member of Chicago Commission on Human Relations Advisory Council on Equity

2017-08-04

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R2017-671

Expression of opposition to decision of President Donald J. Trump to ban members of transgender community from military service

2017-07-17

Recommended to Pass

A2017-66

Appointment of Daniel Hwang as member of Advisory Council on Equity

2017-07-17

Recommended to Pass

A2017-65

Appointment of Bala R. Ghimire as member of Advisory Council on Equity

2017-07-17

Recommended to Pass

A2017-64

Reappointment of Ryan M. Dunigan, Reyahd D.J. Kazmi and Leisa Y. Mosley as members of Chicago Commission on Human Relations

2017-07-17

Recommended to Pass

A2017-63

Reappointment of Mona Noriega as member and chairperson of Commission on Human Relations

2017-06-19

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R2017-460

Call on Governor Bruce Rauner to sign into law House Bill 3711 and restore Illinois State Hate Crimes Commission

2017-06-19

Recommended to Pass

R2017-460

Call on Governor Bruce Rauner to sign into law House Bill 3711 and restore Illinois State Hate Crimes Commission

2017-06-19

Direct Introduction

R2017-460

Call on Governor Bruce Rauner to sign into law House Bill 3711 and restore Illinois State Hate Crimes Commission

2017-06-14

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O2017-3887

Amendment of Municipal Code Title 2 by adding new Chapter 2-178 entitled "Prohibition on Participation in Registry Programs"

2017-06-12

Recommended to Pass

R2017-291

Reaffirmation of commitment to restricting non-essential City-funded employee travel to State of North Carolina

2017-06-12

Recommended to Pass

O2017-3887

Amendment of Municipal Code Title 2 by adding new Chapter 2-178 entitled "Prohibition on Participation in Registry Programs"

2017-03-22

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R2017-44

Reaffirmation of Chicago status as Sanctuary City and support of DACA and DAPA programs

2017-03-22

Recommended to Pass

R2017-44

Reaffirmation of Chicago status as Sanctuary City and support of DACA and DAPA programs

2017-03-07

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O2017-1018

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-173 regarding Welcoming City Ordinance

2017-02-07

Recommended to Pass

O2017-244

Intergovernmental agreement with Regional Transportation Authority regarding ADA Certification Appeals Program for individuals denied certification for paratransit services

2017-01-18

Amended in Committee

R2016-978

Reaffirmation of support to honor and protect rights of all residents regardless of race, ethnicity, country of orgin, religion, age, immigration status, criminal record, sexual orientation and ...

2017-01-18

Substituted in Committee

R2016-978

Reaffirmation of support to honor and protect rights of all residents regardless of race, ethnicity, country of orgin, religion, age, immigration status, criminal record, sexual orientation and ...

2017-01-18

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R2016-978

Reaffirmation of support to honor and protect rights of all residents regardless of race, ethnicity, country of orgin, religion, age, immigration status, criminal record, sexual orientation and ...

2016-12-05

Substituted in Committee

R2016-908

Reaffirmation of support for Chicago Welcoming City ordinance

2016-12-05

Recommended to Pass

R2016-877

Call for condemnation of hateful speech and violent actions directed toward Muslims, immigrants and people of color

2016-12-05

Recommended to Pass

A2016-100

Appointment of Simon Gordon as member of Board of Commissioners of Chicago Commission on Human Relations

2016-09-28

Held in Committee

R2016-546

Call for Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority to discontinue name designation of "McCormick Square" for area bounded by E 21st St, Stevenson Expressway, Chicago Transit Authority green line ...

2016-09-28

Recommended to Pass

O2016-6517

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-173 regarding Welcoming City Ordinance

2016-09-28

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O2016-6517

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-173 regarding Welcoming City Ordinance

2016-09-28

Recommended to Pass

A2016-89

Reappointment of Darlene G. Attiah, Alia J. Bilal, Edwin Chandrasekar, Juliana Gonzalez-Crussi, and Okab T. Hassan as members of Chicago Commission on Human Relations Advisory Council on Equity

2016-09-28

Recommended to Pass

A2016-88

Reappointment of Grace Okorie-Eric as member of Chicago Commission on Human Relations Advisory Council on Equity

2016-09-28

Recommended to Pass

A2016-87

Reappointment of Mark Rodriguez, Liliam A. Perez, Maurice A. Sone, Zaki L. Zaki, and Hicham Zerhouni as members of Chicago Commission on Human Relations Advisory Council on Equity

2016-09-28

Recommended to Pass

A2016-86

Appointment of Shaan K. Trotter as member of Chicago Commission on Human Relations Advisory Council on Equity

2016-09-28

Recommended to Pass

A2016-85

Appointment of Ricky Lam as member of Chicago Commission on Human Relations Advisory Council on Equity

2016-09-28

Recommended to Pass

A2016-84

Reappointment of Joanna K. Borowiec, Rochelle Grimbau, Ray J. Koenig III, and Julio Rodriguez as members of Chicago Commission on Human Relations

2016-09-28

Recommended to Pass

A2016-83

Appointment of Michelle Shang as member of Chicago Commission on Human Relations

2016-07-13

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R2016-464

Call for Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security to designate Ecuador for temporary protected status and provide temporary immigration relief to eligible Ecuadorian nationals impacted ...

2016-07-13

Recommended to Pass

R2016-464

Call for Secretary of U.S. Department of Homeland Security to designate Ecuador for temporary protected status and provide temporary immigration relief to eligible Ecuadorian nationals impacted ...

2016-06-08

Recommended to Pass

O2016-3973

Amendment of Municipal Code Section 2-160-070 to allow gender identity access to public accommodations

2016-06-08

Recommended to Pass

A2016-46

Appointment of Ryan M. Dunigan as member of Chicago Commission on Human Relations

2016-02-02

Recommended to Pass

O2015-8051

Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 2, 5 and 9 regarding military status discrimination and associated corrections

2016-02-02

Recommended to Pass

A2015-142

Appointment of Julio Rodriguez as member of Chicago Commission on Human Relations

2016-02-02

Recommended to Pass

A2015-141

Reappointment of Naderh H. Elrabadi, Stephanie A. Kanter, David J. Mussatt, and Nabeela Rasheed as members of Chicago Commission on Human Relations

2015-09-16

Recommended to Pass

R2015-569

Call for Municipal Employees' Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago to divest in companies engaged in economic boycott of Israel

2015-04-28

Substituted in Committee

R2015-107

Expression of support of Biram Dah Abeid and Mauritanian abolitionists in fight against slavery

2015-04-28

Substituted in Committee

O2015-1531

Amendment of Municipal Code Title 2 by adding new Chapter 40 entitled "Citywide Language Access to Ensure the Effective Delivery of City Services"

2014-10-27

Recommended to Pass

O2014-8347

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-160 by modifying provisions of City policy regarding employment discrimination

2014-08-19

Recommended to Pass

R2014-442

Call for federal government and State of Illinois to continue to fund Community and Economic Development Association of Cook County (CEDA) which provides services to low-income people in Cook ...

2014-08-19

Recommended to Pass

A2014-82

Appointment of Reyahd Kazmi as member of Commission on Human Relations

2014-08-19

Recommended to Pass

A2014-81

Reappointment of Leisa Y. Mosley and Curtis J. Tarver II as members of Commission on Human Relations

2014-08-19

Recommended to Pass

A2014-80

Reappointment of Mona Noriega as member and chairperson of Commission on Human Relations

2014-06-23

Recommended to Pass

R2014-356

Call for hearing(s) to identify health care provider issues at Veterans Administration hospitals and facilities

2014-05-20

Recommended to Pass

R2014-209

Expression of support for people of Venezuela in their pursuit of free exercise of representative democracy

2014-05-20

Recommended to Pass

R2014-208

Call for Illinois General Assembly to adopt Senate Bill 977 to allow citizens whose predominant language is not English to serve on juries

2014-03-25

Held in Committee

R2014-135

Call for Commissioner of Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events to suspend City of Chicago Sister City agreement with City of Moscow pending unconditional withdrawal of Russian troops ...

2014-03-25

Recommended to Pass

R2014-133

Call for U.S. government to stand in solidarity with people of Ukraine and denunciation of Russian Federation incursion into Crimea

2014-03-11

Recommended to Pass

R2014-69

Call for President Barack Obama to suspend deportation of unauthorized individuals with no criminal history

2014-02-19

Recommended to Pass

R2014-2

Call for hearing(s) on root causes of suicide among veterans

2014-02-03

Recommended to Pass

A2014-24

Appointment of Megan A. Everett as member of Advisory Council on Veterans

2014-02-03

Recommended to Pass

A2014-20

Reappointment of Joanna Borowiec, Tiffany Ferguson, Rochelle Grimbau, Andrew S. Kang, Ray J. Koenig III and Juan C. Linares as members of Chicago Commission on Human Relations

2014-02-03

Recommended to Pass

A2014-19

Appointment of Curtis J. Tarver II as member of Chicago Commission on Human Relations

2014-02-03

Recommended to Pass

A2014-18

Appointment of Yasim Bates-Brown as member of Chicago Commission on Human Relations

2013-11-22

Recommended to Pass

O2013-8566

Amendment of Municipal Code Titles 2 and 5 regarding fines, damages and frivolous complaints

2013-10-03

Recommended to Pass

R2013-695

Call for President Barack Obama to impose moratorium on deportations of parents of U.S citizen or Dream Act eligible children

2013-05-07

Recommended to Pass

R2013-355

Call for commissioners of Major League Sports to sanction intolerance to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes

2013-01-14

Recommended to Pass

A2012-207

Appointment of Jungyoon J. Park, Liliam A. Perez, Mark A. Rodriguez, Maurice A. Sone, Joseph Sterling Williams, IV, Reverend Dr. Zaki L. Zaki and Hicham Zerhouni as members of Human Relations ...

2013-01-14

Recommended to Pass

A2012-206

Appointment of Hanadi Abukhdeir, Darlene G. Attiah, Alia J. Bilal, Edwin Chandrasekar, Maricela Garcia, Juliana Gonzalez-Crussi and Okab T. Hassan as members of Human Relations Advisory Council ...

2013-01-14

Recommended to Pass

A2012-205

Appointment of Keith E. Horton, Shalaka G. Kulkarni, Paul H. Luu, Josina W. Morita, Grace C. Okorie and Karyn P. Osinowo as members of Human Relations Advisory Council on Equity

2012-11-14

Held in Committee

R2012-1052

Call for hearing(s) on difficulties faced by women veterans

2012-11-14

Recommended to Pass

A2012-174

Appointment of Aleida Barrera, William D. Edwards, Marc A. Fisher, James J. Flagg, Melissa Montalvo, Anthony S. Kiefer and Victor J. Lagroon as members of Advisory Council on Veterans

2012-09-10

Recommended to Pass

O2012-4984

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-173 by adding new Sections 2-173-005 and 2-173-042 regarding citizenship and immigration status (Welcoming City Ordinance)

2012-07-23

Recommended to Pass

R2012-650

Call for U.S. Congress to ratify Constitutional amendment to overturn "Citizens United v. Federal Elections Comission"

2012-07-23

Recommended to Pass

A2012-99

Appointment of Donald E. Allen, Nabeela Rasheed, Stephanie A. Kanter, Naderh H. Elrabadi and David J. Mussatt as members of Commission of Human Relations

2012-05-29

Recommended to Pass

A2012-97

Appointment of Tiffany M. Ferguson as member of Commission on Human Relations

2012-05-29

Recommended to Pass

A2012-96

Appointment of Majdel S. Musa as member of Commission on Human Relations

2012-05-29

Recommended to Pass

A2012-95

Appointment of David J. Mussatt as member of Commission on Human Relations

2012-05-29

Recommended to Pass

A2012-93

Appointment of Leisa Y. Mosley as member of Commission on Human Relations

2012-05-29

Recommended to Pass

A2012-91

Appointment of Joanna Borowiec as member of Commission on Human Relations

2012-05-29

Recommended to Pass

A2012-87

Appointment of Andrew S. Kang as member of Commission on Human Relations

2012-05-29

Recommended to Pass

A2012-86

Appointment of Juan Carlos Linares as member of Commission on Human Relations

2012-05-29

Recommended to Pass

A2012-85

Appointment of Ray J. Koenig III as member of Commission on Human Relations

2012-05-29

Recommended to Pass

A2012-83

Appointment of Salvador A. Cicero as member of Commission on Human Relations

2012-05-29

Recommended to Pass

A2012-81

Appointment of Rochelle Grimbau as member of Commission on Human Relations

2012-03-19

Recommended to Pass

R2012-165

Call for Municipal Employees Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago to divest from companies involved in Iranian energy sector

2012-03-06

Recommended to Pass

R2012-167

Expression of support for inclusion of Poland in U.S. Visa Waiver Program

2012-02-16

Recommended to Pass

O2011-7287

Amendment of Municipal Code Chapter 2-160 regarding unlawful discriminatory activities

2012-01-12

Recommended to Pass

R2011-1239

Proclamation of City of Chicago as torture-free zone and observance of December 10, 2011 as International Human Rights Day

2011-10-03

Recommended to Pass

A2011-113

Reappointment of Mona Noriega as member and chairperson of Commission on Human Relations

2011-06-07

Recommended to Pass

A2011-47

Appointment of Mona Noriega as member and chairperson of Commission on Human Relations

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