Rep. Sanalitro Introduces 2024 Spring Legislation

Springfield, IL – Today, Illinois State Representative Jennifer Sanalitro announced her series of legislative proposals for the 2024 Spring Session of the Illinois General Assembly. These measures reflect Rep. Sanalitro’s commitment to addressing pressing issues in the state which include anti-human trafficking efforts and long overdue tax reform.

Key Legislative Proposals:

Anti-Human Trafficking Initiatives:

  • HB5469 – Human Trafficking Order of Protection Act: This bill allows victims of human trafficking to obtain orders of protection against human traffickers, granting them an essential defense against their abusers.
  • HB5468 – Affirmative Defense for Trafficking Victims: This legislation would protect victims of human trafficking from being found guilty of prostitution or other crimes human traffickers often force their victims to commit. 

Tax Reforms:

  • HB496 – Reduced Tax Rate on School Supplies: Recognizing the financial burden on families with school aged children, this bill proposes a statewide tax of 1.25% on school supplies greatly easing the cost of education essentials.
  • HB5425 – Senior Citizens Homestead School Levy Exemption: This bill is tailored to support our senior citizens by offering a homestead school levy exemption for seniors who meet specific age, income, and property criteria.

Representative Sanalitro’s legislative agenda reflects her dedication to improving the lives of Illinois residents and addressing critical issues facing the state. Her focus on practical solutions and tangible support for the community is evident in these proposals.

For more information, please contact 630-349-0645.


State Representative Jennifer Sanalitro is the State Representative for House District 48, which includes the communities of Addison, Bensenville, Bloomingdale, Carol Stream, Elk Grove, Hanover Park, Itasca, Medinah, Roselle, Schaumburg, and Wood Dale in suburban DuPage and Cook counties.