Bill Text: IL HR0810 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Designates October 2018 as "Zombie Preparedness Month" in the State of Illinois, and urges all Illinoisans to educate themselves about natural disasters and take steps to create a stockpile of food, water, and other emergency supplies that can last up to 72 hours.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-07-02 - Rule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HR0810 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HR0810-Introduced.html


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HOUSE RESOLUTION
2 WHEREAS, Tornadoes, floods, and other natural disasters
3are real and all Illinois citizens should be aware of the
4potential danger; while prevention of natural disasters is not
5viable, citizens can be prepared with emergency supplies and
6plans; and
7 WHEREAS, If the citizens of Illinois are prepared for
8zombies, than they are prepared for any natural disaster; while
9a Zombie Apocalypse may never happen, the preparation for such
10an event is the same as for any natural disaster; and
11 WHEREAS, Disasters disrupt hundreds of thousands of lives
12every year and can have lasting effects, both to people and
13property; and
14 WHEREAS, Over 60% of Americans are not practicing or
15preparing for natural disasters, and only 39% have developed an
16emergency plan; and
17 WHEREAS, Practicing for preparedness makes perfect, and
18staying safe is important for the citizens of Illinois; and
19 WHEREAS, Citizens should have supplies on hand, which may
20include, water, food, medications, tools, electronics,

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1sanitation and hygiene products, clothing and bedding,
2important documents, and first aid; and
3 WHEREAS, Having an emergency plan and supplies can reduce
4the negative impacts of natural disasters or help avoid them
5completely; and
6 WHEREAS, Being prepared can reduce fear, anxiety, and
7losses that accompany disasters; and
8 WHEREAS, Emergencies can happen anywhere, anytime;
9citizens of Illinois should prepare for the Zombie Apocalypse;
10therefore, be it
11 RESOLVED, BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
12HUNDREDTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that all
13Illinois residents are encouraged to participate in preparing
14for a Zombie Apocalypse, and have a plan that includes, signing
15up for local texts and weather alerts, developing emergency
16communications for the household, collecting significant
17documents and storing them in a safe place, and gathering
18emergency supplies; and be it further
19 RESOLVED, That all Illinois citizens are urged to follow
20and act on the disaster preparedness guidelines of the Illinois
21Emergency Management Agency and Federal Emergency Management

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1Agency; and be it further
2 RESOLVED, That we designate October 2018 as "Zombie
3Preparedness Month" in the State of Illinois, and urge all
4Illinoisans to educate themselves about natural disasters and
5take steps to create a stockpile of food, water, and other
6emergency supplies that can last up to 72 hours.
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