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 Bill Status of HB0959  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOW

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy - Naomi D. Jakobsson - Greg Harris, Kay Hatcher and Robyn Gabel

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-31 new
305 ILCS 5/5-32 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for persons who (i) are eligible for Medicaid and are inpatients in a facility licensed under the ID/DD Community Care Act or (ii) are enrolled in the Illinois Home and Community Based Services Medicaid Waiver program for adults with developmental disabilities and reside in a facility licensed under the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Act, in any calendar year in which there is a cost-of-living increase in federal Supplemental Security Income benefits or Social Security benefits, the Department shall increase the total monthly personal needs allowance to such persons by an amount equal to the total amount of the increase in federal Supplemental Security Income benefits or Social Security benefits. As to persons residing in facilities licensed under the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Act, provides that the personal needs allowance shall not be reduced below the rates calculated on January 1, 2013. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/24/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  1/25/2013HouseFirst Reading
  1/25/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2013HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/12/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/12/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/13/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  3/13/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/20/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 015-000-000
  3/20/2013HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/20/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2013HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  4/18/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2013HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2013HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/2/2013HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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