Last week, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed the Illinois Muslim American Advisory Council Act (full text).  The law creates a 21-member Council whose purpose is to advise the Governor and state legislatureon policy issues impacting Muslim Americans and immigrants; to advance the role and civic participation of Muslim Americans in this State; to enhance trade and cooperation between Muslim-majority countries and this State; and to build relationships with and disseminate information to, in cooperation with State agencies, boards, and commissions, Muslim American and immigrant communities across this State.



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