093_SB0252eng SB252 Engrossed LRB093 09548 BDD 09785 b 1 AN ACT concerning the Department of Human Services. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Department of Human Services Act is 5 amended by adding Section 10-26 as follows: 6 (20 ILCS 1305/10-26 new) 7 Sec. 10-26. Disability database. The Department of 8 Human Services shall contract with an entity experienced in 9 applied research to compile a cross-disability database of 10 Illinois residents with a disability who are potential 11 beneficiaries of the "most integrated setting" requirement of 12 the Americans with Disabilities Act as construed by the 13 United States Supreme Court in Olmstead v. L.C. ex rel 14 Zimring, 119 S. Ct. 2176 (1999). Within 30 days after the 15 effective date of this amendatory Act of the 93rd General 16 Assembly, the Secretary of Human Services shall appoint a 17 7-member cross-disability advisory committee to make 18 recommendations to the Department regarding the compilation 19 of the database. The advisory committee members shall 20 receive no compensation but may be reimbursed for reasonable 21 expenses actually incurred in the performance of their 22 duties. 23 Section 10. The Mental Health and Developmental 24 Disabilities Administrative Act is amended by adding Section 25 31b as follows: 26 (20 ILCS 1705/31b new) 27 Sec. 31b. Individuals waiting for community-based 28 services. The Department shall collect and maintain 29 information on the number of individuals with developmental SB252 Engrossed -2- LRB093 09548 BDD 09785 b 1 disabilities or mental illness who have requested (either 2 themselves or through a parent or guardian) and are waiting 3 for community-based services that are funded through grants 4 from the Department to, and contracts with the Department 5 and, local school districts, individual service coordination 6 organizations, and community-based organizations or funded by 7 the Department of Public Aid. The information shall include, 8 but is not limited to, the following: 9 (1) The number of those individuals waiting for 10 community-based residential services such as Community 11 Integrated Living Arrangements, supported apartments, 12 supported living, intermediate care facilities for the 13 developmentally disabled, and other community living 14 arrangements. 15 (2) The number of those individuals waiting for 16 services from day and vocational programs such as day 17 activity programs, adult day care, developmental 18 training, sheltered workshops, supported employment, job 19 placement, and other day programs. 20 (3) The number of those individuals waiting for 21 family support services, respite care, personal 22 assistance services, case management services, and other 23 services not included in paragraph (2). 24 (4) The ages of those individuals waiting for 25 services under paragraphs (1), (2), and (3). 26 (5) The ages of the parents of those individuals 27 waiting for services under paragraphs (1), (2), and (3). 28 (6) The Representative Districts in which those 29 individuals waiting for services live. 30 The information shall be updated annually. The 31 information collected shall be limited to information about 32 individuals who are eligible for services at the time of 33 request or who will be eligible to receive services within 12 34 months after the date services are requested. SB252 Engrossed -3- LRB093 09548 BDD 09785 b 1 In collecting and maintaining information under this 2 Section, the Department shall give consideration to the 3 cost-effective appropriate care for individuals. 4 The Department shall, on request, make the information 5 available to other agencies serving persons with 6 developmental disabilities. 7 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 8 becoming law.