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Senator Patricia Van Pelt (D) - Previous General Assembly (100th)
|Senator 5th District|
|218A Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|1016 W. Jackson Boulevard|
|Chicago, IL 60607 |
|(312) 277-3716 FAX|
|Years served: 2013 - Present|
Committee assignments: Commerce and Economic Development; Committee of the Whole; Criminal Law; Energy and Public Utilities; Gaming; Public Health (Chair); State Government; Oversight Medicaid Mang. Care, Spec; Subcommittee on Special Issues (CL); Subcommittee on Energy Innovation.
Biography: first elected to the Senate in 2012; born Nov. 12, 1957, in Chicago. Bachelor's degree, Roosevelt University (1996); master's degree, Spertus Institute (1996); doctorate, Capella University (2009); earned her CPA. Currently Chairperson with Ariix International. She has one child.