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Michael E. HastingsDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 19
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ILResidence (state)

Michael E. Hastings (born October 6, 1980) is a Democratic member of the Illinois Senate from the 19th Legislative District. The district includes all or parts of Lockport, New Lenox, Mokena, Orland Park, Tinley Park, Frankfort, Frankfort Square, Homer Glen, Joliet, Richton Park, University Park, Matteson, Homewood, Flossmoor, Park Forest, Olympia Fields, Country Club Hills, Hazel Crest, Markham, and Oak Forest.Prior to his election as a State Senator, Hastings was an officer in the United States Army, businessman and a vice president of a school board of Consolidated High School District 230.

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Education6 - 6 of 4
University of Illinois system
John Marshall Law School
Victor J. Andrew High School
United States Military Academy
Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Majority Caucus Whip
Illinois State Senate
2021 - 2023
Vice President
Community Consolidated High School District 230 Board of Education
2009 - 2013
Senator
Illinois State Senate
2012 - Current
Attorney At Law
Hastings Law Office, Limited Liability Company
2015 - Current
Clinical Sales Representative
Johnson & Johnson
2008 - 2010
Aide-de-Camp
Commanding General, First Infantry Division, United States Military
2003 - 2008
Other Experience1 - 17 of 17
Former Chair
Energy and Public Utilities Subcommittee on Special Issues, Illinois State Senate
Former Chair
Executive Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Chair
Judiciary Subcommittee on Firearms, Illinois State Senate
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Special Issues (Judiciary), Illinois State Senate
Former Chair
Criminal Law Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Tort Reform, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Executive Appointments Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Election Law, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Gaming, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Commerce and Economic Development Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Committee of the Whole, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Generation, Utilities, and Telecommunications, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Financial Institutions Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Second Appropriations Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
First Appropriations Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Judiciary Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Vice Chair
State Government and Veterans Affairs Committee, Illinois State Senate