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 Bill Status of SB2578  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  PEN CD-COOK-PAYEE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John G. Mulroe - Pamela J. Althoff

House Sponsors
(Rep. Robert Martwick )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/10/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0794

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
40 ILCS 5/9-228from Ch. 108 1/2, par. 9-228


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Cook County Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Provides that if a person certified by a medical doctor to be under legal disability (i) has no spouse, blood relative, or other person providing or caring for him or her, (ii) has no guardian of his or her estate, and (iii) is confined to a Medicare approved, State certified nursing home or to a publicly owned and operated nursing home, hospital, or mental institution, the Board may pay any benefit due that person to the nursing home, hospital, or mental institution, to be used for the sole benefit of the person under legal disability. Provides that the payment to a person, nursing home, hospital, or mental institution for the benefit of a minor or person under legal disability shall be an absolute discharge of the Fund's liability with respect to the amount so paid. Requires any person, nursing home, hospital, or mental institution accepting that payment to notify the Fund of the death or any other relevant change in the status of the minor or person under legal disability. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that if a person certified by a medical doctor to be under legal disability (i) has no spouse, blood relative, or other person providing or caring for him or her, (ii) has no guardian of his or her estate, and (iii) is confined to a Medicare-certified (rather than Medicare approved), State-licensed (rather than State certified) nursing home or to a publicly owned and operated nursing home, hospital, or mental institution, the Board under the Cook County Article may pay any benefit due that person to the nursing home, hospital, or mental institution, to be used for the sole benefit of the person under legal disability.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John G. Mulroe
  2/7/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/14/2018SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  2/20/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/21/2018SenateDo Pass Licensed Activities and Pensions; 011-000-000
  2/21/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 22, 2018
  2/22/2018SenateSecond Reading
  2/22/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 27, 2018
  2/28/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John G. Mulroe
  2/28/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/1/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities and Pensions
  4/12/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Licensed Activities and Pensions; 008-000-000
  4/17/2018SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/17/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Mulroe
  4/17/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 18, 2018
  4/25/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  4/25/2018HouseArrived in House
  4/27/2018HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/8/2018HouseFirst Reading
  5/8/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/9/2018HouseAssigned to Personnel & Pensions Committee
  5/9/2018HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Robert Martwick
  5/18/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Personnel & Pensions Committee; 014-000-000
  5/21/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-001
  5/24/2018SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/22/2018SenateSent to the Governor
  8/10/2018SenateGovernor Approved
  8/10/2018SenateEffective Date August 10, 2018
  8/10/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0794

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