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Short Description:  AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. James A. DeLeo - Don Harmon - Edward D. Maloney - Carole Pankau - Dan Cronin, Pamela J. Althoff, Susan Garrett, John J. Millner, Iris Y. Martinez, Linda Holmes, Ira I. Silverstein, Gary Forby, Heather Steans, Jacqueline Y. Collins, M. Maggie Crotty, Mattie Hunter, Terry Link, David Koehler, Michael W. Frerichs, Jeffrey M. Schoenberg, Dale E. Risinger, Dan Kotowski, John J. Cullerton, Kimberly A. Lightford, Louis S. Viverito, Larry K. Bomke, A. J. Wilhelmi, Michael Noland, Rickey R. Hendon, Dan Rutherford, John O. Jones, William Delgado, Donne E. Trotter, Deanna Demuzio, Antonio Munoz and Martin A. Sandoval

House Sponsors
(Rep. Angelo Saviano - Kevin Joyce - John A. Fritchey - John D'Amico - James D. Brosnahan, Patricia R. Bellock, Daniel V. Beiser, Linda Chapa LaVia, Patrick J Verschoore, John E. Bradley, Robert F. Flider, Elizabeth Hernandez, Paul D. Froehlich, Sandra M. Pihos, Fred Crespo, Michael P. McAuliffe, Joseph M. Lyons, Sidney H. Mathias, Rich Brauer, Jim Durkin, Kurt M. Granberg, Jim Watson, Raymond Poe, Dennis M. Reboletti, Bob Biggins, Karen May, Lou Lang, Kathleen A. Ryg, Kevin A. McCarthy, Jack D. Franks, William B. Black, Dan Reitz, Mike Boland, Harry Osterman, Elaine Nekritz, Careen M Gordon, Milton Patterson, Wyvetter H. Younge, Chapin Rose, Robert W. Pritchard, Harry R. Ramey, Jr., Maria Antonia Berrios, Luis Arroyo, Patricia Reid Lindner, Franco Coladipietro, Mike Fortner, Greg Harris, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Jack McGuire, Karen A. Yarbrough, Marlow H. Colvin, Deborah L. Graham, William Davis, Timothy L. Schmitz, David R. Leitch, George Scully, Jr., Ronald A. Wait, Thomas Holbrook, Mark H. Beaubien, Jr., Lisa M. Dugan, Julie Hamos, Carolyn H. Krause, Rosemary Mulligan, Sandy Cole, Dan Brady, Daniel J. Burke, Elizabeth Coulson, Sara Feigenholtz, Joe Dunn, Brent Hassert, Ed Sullivan, Jr., David Reis, Mike Bost, Ruth Munson, James H. Meyer, Arthur L. Turner, Annazette Collins, Jay C. Hoffman, Kenneth Dunkin, Mary E. Flowers, Robert Rita, JoAnn D. Osmond, Michael Tryon, Ron Stephens, Constance A. Howard, Michael K. Smith, Jil Tracy, Jim Sacia, Jerry L. Mitchell, Suzanne Bassi, Monique D. Davis, Brandon W. Phelps, Keith P. Sommer and Shane Cultra)

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 375/6.11
55 ILCS 5/5-1069.3
65 ILCS 5/10-4-2.3
105 ILCS 5/10-22.3f
215 ILCS 5/356z.11 new
215 ILCS 125/5-3from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1411.2
215 ILCS 130/4003from Ch. 73, par. 1504-3
215 ILCS 165/10from Ch. 32, par. 604
305 ILCS 5/5-16.8


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, the School Code, the Illinois Insurance Code, the Health Maintenance Organization Act, the Limited Health Service Organization Act, the Voluntary Health Services Plans Act, and the Illinois Public Aid Code to provide coverage for autism spectrum disorders to the extent that the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders are not already covered by the policy or plan. Provides that this coverage shall be subject to a maximum benefit of $36,000 per year, but shall not be subject to any limits on the number of visits to an autism service provider. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
215 ILCS 130/4003from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1411.2
305 ILCS 5/5-16.8from Ch. 32, par. 604

Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the bill as introduced with the following changes: (i) in provisions amending the Insurance Code, provides that benefits available to an individual for treatment for an autism spectrum disorder under a policy of accident and health insurance or managed care plan may not be subject to dollar limits, deductibles, copayments, or coinsurance provisions that are less favorable to the insured than the dollar limits, deductibles, or coinsurance provisions that apply to physical illness generally; provides that an insurer may not deny or refuse to provide otherwise covered services, or refuse to renew, refuse to reissue, or otherwise terminate or restrict coverage under an individual contract to provide services to an individual because the individual or their dependent is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder or due to the individual utilizing benefits for autism spectrum disorder; and makes changes in definitions and (ii) removes provisions amending the Limited Health Service Organization Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that a treatment provider for autism spectrum disorders shall furnish medical records upon request of the reimbursing insurer. Provides that the insurer may request a treatment plan when treatment is anticipated to require continued services to achieve demonstrable progress. Provides that an insurer must make the determination of medical necessity in a manner that is consistent with the manner used to make that determination with respect to other diseases or illnesses covered under the policy. Provides that coverage for medically necessary early intervention services must be delivered by certified early intervention specialists. Provides that a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders may be diagnosis by a licensed clinical psychologist (instead of a certified, registered, or licensed health care professional). Makes technical changes. Makes other changes.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that there is no rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2008SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. James A. DeLeo
  1/10/2008SenateFirst Reading
  1/10/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  1/11/2008SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  1/18/2008SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  1/25/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/5/2008SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Carole Pankau
  2/14/2008SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Cronin
  2/15/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  2/19/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John J. Millner
  2/22/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/28/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/6/2008SenateAssigned to Public Health
  3/10/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/10/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  3/10/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather Steans
  3/11/2008SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. James A. DeLeo
  3/11/2008SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/11/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/11/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  3/11/2008SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Public Health
  3/11/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/11/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/11/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/11/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  3/12/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  3/13/2008SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/13/2008SenateDo Pass as Amended Public Health; 008-000-002
  3/13/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 1, 2008
  3/13/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale E. Risinger
  3/13/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  3/18/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  3/27/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/1/2008SenateSecond Reading
  4/1/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 2, 2008
  4/2/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Louis S. Viverito
  4/2/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Larry K. Bomke
  4/7/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William E. Peterson
  4/7/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi
  4/8/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. James A. DeLeo
  4/8/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules
  4/9/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Public Health
  4/9/2008SenateSponsor Removed Sen. William E. Peterson
  4/10/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  4/10/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Public Health; 010-000-000
  4/10/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rickey R. Hendon
  4/10/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Rutherford
  4/14/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John O. Jones
  4/14/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  4/15/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/15/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Deanna Demuzio
  4/15/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Munoz
  4/15/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Added as Co-Sponsor, Senator Haine
  4/15/2008SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/15/2008SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; DeLeo and Haine
  4/15/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/15/2008SenateThird Reading - Passed; 050-000-004
  4/15/2008HouseArrived in House
  4/15/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/15/2008HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Angelo Saviano
  4/15/2008HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Joyce
  4/15/2008HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  4/15/2008HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  4/15/2008HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. James D. Brosnahan
  4/15/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/15/2008HouseFirst Reading
  4/15/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Fred Crespo
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joseph M. Lyons
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  4/16/2008SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin
  4/18/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kurt M. Granberg
  4/18/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  4/21/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  4/21/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  4/22/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  4/23/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  4/28/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  4/28/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  4/28/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  4/28/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/28/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  4/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  4/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  4/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  4/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  4/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Careen M Gordon
  4/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Milton Patterson
  4/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Wyvetter H. Younge
  4/30/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Chapin Rose
  4/30/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  4/30/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry R. Ramey, Jr.
  4/30/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  4/30/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  4/30/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner
  4/30/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  4/30/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. George Scully, Jr.
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ronald A. Wait
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carolyn H. Krause
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  5/7/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  5/8/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  5/8/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  5/8/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  5/8/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/8/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Dunn
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brent Hassert
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  5/19/2008HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/19/2008HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  5/19/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  5/19/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  5/20/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  5/20/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  5/20/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Annazette Collins
  5/21/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay C. Hoffman
  5/21/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  5/21/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  5/21/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  5/21/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  5/21/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Tryon
  5/21/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  5/23/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2008
  5/23/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  5/28/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Human Services Committee
  5/28/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/28/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 009-000-000
  5/28/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/28/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/28/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  5/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  5/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  5/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  5/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  5/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  5/29/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  5/29/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  5/29/2008SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01
  5/29/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01-May 29, 2008
  5/29/2008SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Non-Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. James A. DeLeo
  5/29/2008SenateSenate Non-Concurs 01
  5/29/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Non-Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/30/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith P. Sommer
  5/30/2008HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Shane Cultra
  5/30/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Recede Rep. Angelo Saviano
  5/30/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Recede Referred to Rules Committee
  7/1/2008HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  9/22/2008HouseMoved to Discharge Rules Committee Rep. William Black
  9/22/2008HouseMotion Discharge Committee Lost
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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