Letter—McGuire invites public to July 25 hearing on Semaj Crosby death

7/17/2017, 10:19 a.m.
State Senator Pat McGuire invites the public to attend a July 25 hearing with the Illinois Department of Children & ...
Semaj ML Crosby Will Co Sheriff's office

A joint Illinois Senate-House hearing will be held Tuesday, July 25 to learn what the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services is doing in response to the death of Sema’j Crosby.

The hearing is being convened by Sen. Julie Morrison, chair of the Senate Human Services Committee, and Rep. Mary Flowers, chair of the House Health Care Availability & Accessibility Committee. The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. in Room C-600 on the sixth floor of the State of Illinois Bilandic Building, 160 N. LaSalle St., Chicago.

The public is invited to witness the exchange between legislators and DCFS.

Written testimony may be submitted through the ilga.gov website. Click on “GA Dashboard,” “Senate,” “Committee Hearings,” and “Month” to locate the July 25 hearing. Then select the icon to the right.

Committee members will refer to the DCFS Quality Assurance Review released May 26 which describes DCFS’ work with Sema’j’s family.


Pat McGuire

State Senator

Illinois Senate District 43