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 Bill Status of SB3711  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  HIV TLC ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Lakesia Collins - Michael W. Halpin - Julie A. Morrison - Sara Feigenholtz - Karina Villa, Mattie Hunter, Mary Edly-Allen, Emil Jones, III, Javier L. Cervantes, Celina Villanueva, Laura Fine, Omar Aquino and Robert Peters

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/3/2024SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2305/6.5 new
215 ILCS 5/356z.71 new
305 ILCS 5/5-16.8
410 ILCS 305/5.6 new
730 ILCS 125/17.10

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Public Health Act. Establishes the role of HIV Treatment Innovation Coordinator to be housed within the Department. Provides that the Department shall create and fill the Coordinator role within 6 months after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Requires the Coordinator to develop and execute a comprehensive strategy to adopt a Rapid Start model for HIV treatment as the standard of care. Requires compensation and benefits for the Coordinator be at the Program Director level. Describes the specific job responsibilities of the Coordinator. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance amended, delivered, issued, or renewed in this State on or after January 1, 2025 shall provide coverage for home test kits for sexually transmitted infections, including any laboratory costs of processing the home test kit, that are deemed medically necessary or appropriate and ordered directly by a clinician or furnished through a standing order for patient use based on clinical guidelines and individual patient health needs. Makes a conforming change to the Illinois Public Aid Code regarding coverage for home test kits for sexually transmitted infections. Amends the AIDS Confidentiality Act. Creates the Illinois AIDS Drug Assistance Program. Provides that Illinois AIDS Drug Assistance Program applications shall be processed within 72 hours after the time of submission. Provides for conditional approval of Illinois AIDS Drug Assistance Program applications within 24 hours after time of submission. Requires Illinois AIDS Drug Assistance Program applicants to document residency within the State of Illinois. Provides for 8 Rapid Start for HIV Treatment pilot sites established by the Department of Public Health. Provides that the Department shall publish a report on the operation of the pilot program 15 months after the pilot sites have launched. Establishes requirements for the report, requires that the report be shared with the General Assembly, the Governor's Office, and requires that the report be made available on the Department's Internet website. Amends the County Jail Act. Creates new annual adult correctional facility public inspection report requirements on the topics of HIV and AIDS.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Lakesia Collins
  2/9/2024SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2024SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2024SenateAssigned to Appropriations - Health and Human Services
  3/5/2024SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Halpin
  3/7/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/7/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mary Edly-Allen
  3/7/2024SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/7/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/7/2024SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/7/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Javier L. Cervantes
  3/13/2024SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  3/14/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  3/15/2024SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 5, 2024
  3/21/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  3/22/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  4/5/2024SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 3, 2024
  5/3/2024SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  5/14/2024SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters

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