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 Bill Status of HB0579  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  COMMUNITY MNTL HLTH-VETERANS

House Sponsors
Rep. Patricia R. Bellock - Greg Harris - Michael Tryon - Michael P. McAuliffe - Aaron Schock, David R. Leitch, Sandra M. Pihos, Franco Coladipietro, Rosemary Mulligan, Mike Bost, Richard P. Myers, James H. Meyer, JoAnn D. Osmond, Sandy Cole, Ruth Munson, Jack D. Franks, Linda Chapa LaVia, David Reis, Ron Stephens, Jim Watson, Chapin Rose, Jil Tracy, Dennis M. Reboletti, Rich Brauer and Raymond Poe

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Deanna Demuzio - Kirk W. Dillard, Gary Forby and John M. Sullivan)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
405 ILCS 20/8.10 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Community Mental Health Act. Provides that from funds appropriated to the Department of Human Services for that purpose, the Secretary of Human Services shall establish a 2-year pilot program in 3 locations across the State to provide mental health services to veterans who do not qualify for mental health services under a federally funded or State-funded program and who do not have insurance coverage for mental health services. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall implement the program in cooperation with the Department of Veterans' Affairs. Provides that in allocating funds to community providers for veterans' mental health services, the Department of Human Services shall give preference to programs that serve special population groups and targeted geographic areas. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/2/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/5/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/5/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/7/2007HouseAssigned to Veterans Affairs Committee
  2/8/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  2/8/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Tryon
  2/8/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  2/13/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron Schock
  2/13/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  2/13/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/13/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  2/13/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  2/13/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  2/14/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard P. Myers
  2/15/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  2/15/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  2/15/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  2/21/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  3/2/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Veterans Affairs Committee; 012-000-000
  3/2/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/20/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  3/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  3/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  3/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  3/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chapin Rose
  3/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  3/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  3/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  3/20/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  3/20/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  3/20/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 21, 2007
  3/20/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  3/22/2007SenateFirst Reading
  3/22/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  3/30/2007SenateAssigned to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  4/19/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  4/19/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John M. Sullivan
  4/24/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  4/24/2007SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  5/10/2007SenatePostponed - State Government and Veterans Affairs
  5/10/2007SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  5/10/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  5/11/2007SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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