How to File a Witness Slip

Witness slips are a vital piece of the legislative process. Before a bill is heard in committee, the chairperson will read who has submitted witness slips and whether they support or oppose a bill.

This helps inform legislators as to where Illinoisans and organizations stand, allowing legislators to make informed decisions when voting.

As we head into this year's legislative session, we will urge you to file witness slips for our priority issues. 

The first thing we recommend you do is register (it's free and easy) at Users can register for "My Legislation" which provides the capability to save lists from day-to-day and provides support for users of this feature. Each user is required to fill out the required fields for your: "My Legislation Profile."

Here is a quick guide on how to electronically file a witness slip.