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 Bill Status of HB5111  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  BEHAVIORAL HLTH WORKFORCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Lou Lang - Deb Conroy, Laura Fine, Natalie A. Manley, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Sara Feigenholtz, Michelle Mussman, Camille Y. Lilly, Jonathan Carroll, Kathleen Willis, La Shawn K. Ford, Lawrence Walsh, Jr., Frances Ann Hurley, Theresa Mah and Christian L. Mitchell

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Heather A. Steans - Cristina Castro, Melinda Bush, Emil Jones, III, Thomas Cullerton, Omar Aquino, Michael E. Hastings, John G. Mulroe, Patricia Van Pelt and Steven M. Landek)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/10/2018HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0767

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Behavioral Health Workforce Act. Creates the Behavioral Health Education Center, administered by a teaching or research State university, or both. Provides that the Center shall be operational on or before July 1, 2019. Provides that the Center shall: (1) provide funds for 2 additional medical residents in a State-based psychiatry program each year beginning July 1, 2019 until a total of 8 additional psychiatry residents are added in 2022; (2) provide funds for 5 one-year doctoral-level psychology internships, master social workers, and master level clinical professional counselors in this State within 12 months after the effective date of this Act and every year thereafter and increase the number of interns in the program to 10 within 36 months after the effective date of this Act. Provides that the interns shall be placed in communities so as to increase access to behavioral health services for patients residing in rural and underserved areas of this State; and (3) beginning July 1, 2020, develop 5 behavioral health interdisciplinary training sites each year until a total of 20 sites have been developed. Provides that 10 of the 20 sites shall be in counties with a population of fewer than 50,000 inhabitants. Requires the Center to perform other duties. Provides that no later than December 1 of every odd-numbered year, the Center shall prepare a report of its activities under the Behavioral Health Workforce Act. Provides that the report shall be filed electronically with the General Assembly and shall be provided electronically to any member of the General Assembly upon request.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Behavioral Health Workforce Education Center Task Force Act. Creates the Behavioral Health Workforce Education Center Task Force. Establishes membership. Provides that the Task Force shall meet to organize and select a chairperson from the non-governmental members of the Task Force upon appointment of a majority of the members. Provides that the chairperson shall be elected by a majority vote of the members of the Task Force. Provides that the Board of Higher Education shall provide technical support and administrative assistance to the Task Force and shall be responsible for administering its operations and ensuring that the requirements of this Act are met. Provides that the Task Force may consult with any persons or entities it deems necessary to carry out its purposes. Provides that the members of the Task Force shall receive no compensation for serving as members of the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall study the concepts presented in House Bill 5111, as introduced, of the 100th General Assembly, Provides that the Task Force shall consider the fiscal means by which the General Assembly might most effectively fund implementation of the concepts presented in House Bill 5111, as introduced, of the 100th General Assembly. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2018HouseAssigned to Mental Health Committee
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/8/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Mental Health Committee; 022-000-000
  3/8/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/8/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  3/8/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/8/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/8/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/8/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/14/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/23/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  4/23/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/24/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Mental Health Committee
  4/25/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Mental Health Committee; 013-000-000
  4/25/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/25/2018HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/25/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 100-000-000
  4/27/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  4/27/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  4/27/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  4/27/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  4/27/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  4/27/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
  4/27/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  5/1/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  5/1/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/1/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  5/1/2018SenateFirst Reading
  5/1/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/2/2018SenateAssigned to Public Health
  5/9/2018SenateDo Pass Public Health; 007-000-000
  5/9/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2018
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/9/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  5/10/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/11/2018SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  5/16/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/16/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 17, 2018
  5/18/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 044-000-000
  5/18/2018HousePassed Both Houses
  6/15/2018HouseSent to the Governor
  8/10/2018HouseGovernor Approved
  8/10/2018HouseEffective Date August 10, 2018
  8/10/2018HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0767

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