On Friday, Jan. 12, the Chicago City Council's Committee on Health and Environmental Protection will hear a resolution that calls on the FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) to remove the ban on blood donations by men who have had sex with men ( MSM ) within the last year.
The hearing will take place at 12 p.m. in Room 201A at City Hall.
The resolution's sponsors include the LGBT Caucus ( Alds. Tom Tunney, Raymond Lopez, James Cappleman, Carlos Ramirez-Rosa and Deb Mell ) as well as Alds. Scott Waguespack and Harry Osterman.