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 Bill Status of SB2773  98th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins - Mattie Hunter - William Delgado

House Sponsors
(Rep. Kenneth Dunkin - Emanuel Chris Welch - Robyn Gabel - Elgie R. Sims, Jr.)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/1/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0825

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/12-4.47 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall establish a Long-Term Services and Supports Disparities Task Force. Provides that members of the Task Force shall be appointed by the Director of the Department and shall include representatives from several specified agencies, organizations, or groups including a representative of providers that serve the predominantly ethnic minority populations, 3 consumer representatives which may include a consumer of long-term services and supports or an individual who advocates for such consumers, and Case Management Organizations. Provides that the Task Force shall not meet unless all consumer representative positions are filled and shall reflect diversity in race, ethnicity, and gender. Provides that the Task Force shall promote and facilitate communication, coordination, and collaboration among relevant State agencies and communities of color, limited English-speaking communities, and the private and public entities providing services to those communities. Sets forth the numerous duties of the Task Force including (i) documenting the number and types of Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) providers in the State and the number of clients served in each setting; (ii) comparing data over multiple years to identify trends in the delivery of LTSS for each racial or ethnic category; and (iii) assessing whether the LTSS industry is equipped to offer culturally sensitive, competent, and linguistically appropriate care. Contains provisions concerning the appointment of the Chair of the Task Force; public hearings; and reporting requirements. Effective July 1, 2014.

DateChamber Action
  1/30/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  1/30/2014SenateFirst Reading
  1/30/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/11/2014SenateAssigned to Human Services
  2/19/2014SenatePostponed - Human Services
  2/25/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/26/2014SenateDo Pass Human Services; 006-001-000
  2/26/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 27, 2014
  2/27/2014SenateSecond Reading
  2/27/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 4, 2014
  3/4/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  3/4/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 048-000-000
  3/4/2014HouseArrived in House
  3/5/2014HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  3/5/2014HouseFirst Reading
  3/5/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/2/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/8/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/8/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/23/2014HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  4/30/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 013-000-000
  4/30/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/7/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/7/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/8/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-000
  5/8/2014SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/6/2014SenateSent to the Governor
  8/1/2014SenateGovernor Approved
  8/1/2014SenateEffective Date August 1, 2014
  8/1/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0825

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