F.A.T.E Bill Passed

100-0776 (HB 5341), also known as the F.A.T.E. (Fair Access To Employment) Bill, clarifies that outstanding legal financial obligations like fines, fees, and court costs cannot be considered when reviewing a sealing petition. Thanks to the Restoring Rights and Opportunities Coalition of Illinois (RROCI), including Cabrini Green Legal AidChicago Coalition for the HomelessCommunity Renewal Society, and Heartland Alliance, for not allowing a person’s income impact their access to a second chance!