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 Bill Status of SB0067  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura Fine, Laura Ellman, Michael E. Hastings and Mattie Hunter

House Sponsors
(Rep. Anna Moeller - Norine K. Hammond - Suzanne M. Ness and Camille Y. Lilly)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/28/2023SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0368

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
410 ILCS 240/3.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Newborn Metabolic Screening Act. Requires the Department of Public Health to provide all newborns with screening tests for the presence of metachromatic leukodystrophy. Requires the testing to begin within 6 months following the occurrence of specified milestones. Allows the Department to require payment of an additional fee for the provision of metachromatic leukodystrophy screening tests. Contains other provisions.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/5-5from Ch. 23, par. 5-5

Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that notwithstanding specified provisions, the medical assistance program shall, subject to appropriation and federal approval, reimburse hospitals for costs associated with a newborn screening test for the presence of metachromatic leukodystrophy at a rate not less than the fee charged by the Department of Public Health. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall seek federal approval before the implementation of the newborn screening test fees by the Department of Public Health.

DateChamber Action
  1/20/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura Fine
  1/20/2023SenateFirst Reading
  1/20/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/7/2023SenateAssigned to Health and Human Services
  2/15/2023SenatePostponed - Health and Human Services
  2/22/2023SenateDo Pass Health and Human Services; 010-000-000
  2/22/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 23, 2023
  3/9/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  3/24/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura Fine
  3/24/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/28/2023SenateSecond Reading
  3/28/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Health and Human Services
  3/28/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 29, 2023
  3/29/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Health and Human Services; 009-001-000
  3/29/2023SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/29/2023SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Fine
  3/29/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  3/29/2023SenateThird Reading - Passed; 046-011-000
  3/29/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/29/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/30/2023HouseArrived in House
  3/30/2023HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  3/30/2023HouseFirst Reading
  3/30/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/11/2023HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  4/19/2023HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 009-000-000
  4/19/2023HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2023HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  4/19/2023HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne M. Ness
  4/27/2023HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2023HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/4/2023HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 106-000-000
  5/4/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  5/4/2023SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/2/2023SenateSent to the Governor
  7/28/2023SenateGovernor Approved
  7/28/2023SenateEffective Date January 1, 2024
  7/28/2023SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0368

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