On Thursday, August 29, Senator Julie Morrison will chair the first hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Watercraft Safety. The hearing is a continuation of her efforts to keep our state‚Äôs waterways safe and fun for everyone. It will focus on three boating safety measures introduced by Morrison last year. More information, including a list of the legislation the committee will discuss, is available here. If you are interested in providing testimony on the official record, click here and fill out the online form. You can also fill out a form in person at the hearing.

WHAT:     First hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Watercraft Safety
WHEN:     August 29, 1 p.m.
  Lake County Central Permit Facility (500 W. Winchester, Libertyville, IL)
DETAILS: The committee will hear testimony on three bills introduced during the 2013 spring session of the General Assembly: Senate Bill 1477, Senate Bill 1478 and Senate Bill 1805. No votes will be taken.