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Senator Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D)
17th District

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Springfield Office:
417B Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-3201
District Office:
8233 S. Princeton Ave.
Chicago, IL  60620
(773) 933-7715
(773) 933-5498 FAX
Years served: August 2012-January 2018 (House); January 2018-Present (Senate)

Committee assignments: Appropriations I; Appropriations II (Vice-Chairperson); Committee of the Whole; Criminal Law (Chairperson); Judiciary (Vice-Chairperson); Telecommunications & InfoTechnology; Subcommittee on Capital (AP); Subcommittee on Special Issues (CL) (Sub-Chairperson); Subcommittee on CLEAR Compliance (Sub-Chairperson); Sub. on the Const.& Redistricting (Sub-Chairperson); Subcommittee on Civil Rights (Sub-Chairperson); Opioid Crisis Abatement Spec. Com.; Public Safety Spec. Committee On; Government Accoun

Biography: Attorney; born in Chicago; B.S., Political Science, Illinois State University; M.P.A., University of Illinois; J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law; married, has two children.

Associated Senator(s): Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
 Nicholas K. Smith