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 Bill Status of HB4665  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  DIRECT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL

House Sponsors
Rep. Robyn Gabel - Litesa E. Wallace

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Melinda Bush - Julie A. Morrison)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/10/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2018

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1705/4.4 new
225 ILCS 46/33
225 ILCS 65/80-41 new
305 ILCS 5/12-21.21 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that the Division of Developmental Disabilities of the Department of Human Services shall implement a direct support professional credential pilot program to assist and attract persons into the field of direct support, advance direct support as a career, and professionalize the developmental disabilities field to promote workforce recruitment and retention efforts, advance skills and competencies, and further ensure the health, safety, and well-being of persons being served. Amends the Health Care Worker Background Check Act. Defines "nursing or nursing-related services for pay". Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Provides that a certified nursing assistant shall lose his or her certification status if he or she goes 24 consecutive months without performing nursing or nursing-related services for pay. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services and the Department of Human Services shall jointly submit the necessary application to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for a waiver or State Plan Amendment to allow remote monitoring and supports services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and seniors requiring in-home care, as a waiver reimbursable service. Provides that the application shall be submitted no later than September 30, 2018. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
225 ILCS 46/33
225 ILCS 65/80-41 new
305 ILCS 5/12-21.21 new
Adds reference to:
210 ILCS 46/3-206.005 new
210 ILCS 47/3-206.005 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill. Amends the MC/DD Act and the ID/DD Community Care Act. Provides that a certified nursing assistant shall lose his or her certification status if he or she goes 24 consecutive months without performing nursing or nursing-related services for pay. Provides that "nursing or nursing related services for pay" includes work performed as a direct support professional as it is defined in the Community Services Act. Changes references from "direct support professional" to "direct support person". Deletes the amendatory changes to the Health Care Worker Background Check Act and the Nurse Practice Act. Deletes the amendatory changes to the Illinois Public Aid Code that provide that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services and the Department of Human Services shall jointly submit the necessary application to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for a waiver or State Plan Amendment to allow remote monitoring and supports services for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and seniors requiring in-home care, as a waiver reimbursable service. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/7/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/7/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/12/2018HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  4/5/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/5/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/9/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  4/10/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/10/2018HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 012-000-000
  4/10/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  4/20/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/23/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
  4/24/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  4/24/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 25, 2018
  4/25/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/25/2018SenateFirst Reading
  4/25/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/1/2018SenateAssigned to Human Services
  5/3/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  5/9/2018SenateDo Pass Human Services; 009-000-000
  5/9/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2018
  5/10/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/10/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2018

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