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 Bill Status of HB3444  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-CLINICAL COUNSELORS

House Sponsors
Rep. Camille Y. Lilly - Sonya M. Harper

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-8from Ch. 23, par. 5-8


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, in supplying medical assistance, to provide for the legally authorized services of persons licensed under the Professional Counselor and Clinical Professional Counselor Licensing and Practice Act as clinical professional counselors.

 Fiscal Note (Dept. of Human Services)
 It is estimated that this legislation would increase the Department of Human Services' expenditures by at least $15 million. This legislation would require administrative rule changes and approval, along with policy and procedure changes that are significantly time intensive. Submission of a State plan amendment would be required and receipt of federal matching funds would be contingent on CMS approval.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Mental Health Committee
  3/23/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Mental Health Committee; 012-008-000
  3/23/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2017HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Tom Demmer
  4/4/2017HouseFiscal Note Filed
  4/24/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/1/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper

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