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 Bill Status of HB5599  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  CHILD CARE-INCOME THRESHOLD

House Sponsors
Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin - Mary E. Flowers - LaToya Greenwood - Jehan Gordon-Booth - Robert W. Pritchard, Michael J. Madigan, Kathleen Willis, Gregory Harris, Sara Feigenholtz, Barbara Flynn Currie, Kelly M. Cassidy, Anna Moeller, La Shawn K. Ford, Emanuel Chris Welch, Nicholas K Smith, Silvana Tabares, William Davis, Arthur Turner, Theresa Mah, Laura Fine, Katie Stuart, Natalie A. Manley, Anthony DeLuca, Lawrence Walsh, Jr., John C. D'Amico and Camille Y. Lilly

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford - Toi W. Hutchinson - Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/17/2018HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0916

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/9A-11from Ch. 23, par. 9A-11


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law or administrative rule to the contrary, beginning in fiscal year 2019, the specified threshold for working families must be no less than 185% of the then-current federal poverty level for each family size. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note (Dept. of Human Services)
 There is no fiscal impact to the Department of Human Services. Effective October 1st 2017, the FPL was increased to 185% for eligibility in the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). The Department's opposition is because the legislation sets in statute the income level at the 185% threshold for low-income working families applying for CCAP. By establishing it in law, it restricts the State from decreasing the FPL for eligibility. The FPL is currently set in rule, and rules allow the necessary flexibility to raise and/or lower the FPL in order to be fiscally responsible and comply with any changes in federal law that may impact the Child Care Program.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  3/21/2018HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  4/4/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/5/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  4/5/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Appropriations-Human Services Committee; 010-001-000
  4/6/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  4/9/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2018HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Tom Demmer
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/12/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K Smith
  4/16/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  4/16/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/16/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
  4/16/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  4/16/2018HouseFiscal Note Filed
  4/18/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  4/18/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  4/18/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/18/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
  4/18/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  4/18/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
  4/19/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  4/26/2018HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  4/26/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/26/2018HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 075-031-000
  4/26/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/1/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  5/1/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/1/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  5/1/2018SenateFirst Reading
  5/1/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/2/2018SenateAssigned to Human Services
  5/8/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  5/9/2018SenateDo Pass Human Services; 006-002-000
  5/9/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2018
  5/15/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/15/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2018
  5/22/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/24/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 035-017-000
  5/24/2018HousePassed Both Houses
  6/22/2018HouseSent to the Governor
  8/17/2018HouseGovernor Approved
  8/17/2018HouseEffective Date August 17, 2018
  8/17/2018HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0916

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