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 Bill Status of SB2962  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-COMMUNITY SPOUSE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Julie A. Morrison - David Koehler, Laura Fine, Ann Gillespie, Laura M. Murphy and Sara Feigenholtz

House Sponsors
(Rep. Anna Moeller)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/25/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-4from Ch. 23, par. 5-4


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the community spouse resource allowance to be established and maintained at the maximum amount permitted under a specified provision of the Social Security Act, or an amount set after a fair hearing, or the amount transferred by the institutionalized spouse to the community spouse by court order, whichever is greater (rather than requiring the community spouse resource allowance to be established and maintained at the higher of $109,560 or the minimum level permitted under the Social Security Act, or an amount set after a fair hearing, whichever is greater). Requires the monthly maintenance allowance for the community spouse to be established and maintained at the maximum amount permitted under a specified provision of the Social Security Act, or an amount set after a fair hearing, or the amount transferred by the institutionalized spouse to the community spouse by court order, whichever is greater (rather than requiring the monthly maintenance allowance for the community spouse to be established and maintained at the higher of $2,739 per month or the minimum level permitted under the Social Security Act, or an amount set after a fair hearing, whichever is greater).

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Restores language that makes the community spouse resource allowance amount subject to federal approval. Makes the bill effective January 1, 2023.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/15/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  12/15/2021SenateFirst Reading
  12/15/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/4/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  1/5/2022SenateAssigned to Health
  1/12/2022SenateDo Pass Health; 013-000-000
  1/12/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 1, 2022
  1/12/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  2/8/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  2/10/2022SenateSecond Reading
  2/10/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 15, 2022
  2/10/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/16/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  2/16/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/22/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Health
  2/22/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Health; 013-000-000
  2/23/2022SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  2/23/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Morrison
  2/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  2/23/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-000-000
  2/23/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/24/2022HouseArrived in House
  2/24/2022HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  2/24/2022HouseFirst Reading
  2/24/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2022HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/14/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Anna Moeller
  3/14/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/17/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  3/18/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Anna Moeller
  3/18/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  3/25/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/25/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/25/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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