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 Bill Status of HB0244  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Robert W. Pritchard - Sidney H. Mathias - Lou Lang - Monique D. Davis - Maria Antonia Berrios, Greg Harris, Kenneth Dunkin, LaShawn K. Ford, Cynthia Soto, Elizabeth Hernandez, Susana A. Mendoza, Jack D. Franks and Linda Chapa LaVia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Linda Holmes)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/7/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0139

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 375/6.11
55 ILCS 5/5-1069.3
65 ILCS 5/10-4-2.3
105 ILCS 5/10-22.3f
215 ILCS 5/356z.8
30 ILCS 805/8.33 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971, the Counties Code, the Illinois Municipal Code, and the School Code to require coverage for medically necessary preventative physical therapy for insureds diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. In the provisions concerning multiple sclerosis preventative physical therapy, provides a definition for "medically necessary". Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
215 ILCS 5/356z.8

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the contents of the bill as introduced with the following change. Removes provisions amending the Illinois Insurance Code.

DateChamber Action
  1/16/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  1/20/2009HouseFirst Reading
  1/20/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/4/2009HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  2/5/2009HouseMoved to Suspend Rule 25 Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/5/2009HouseSuspend Rule 25 - Prevailed
  2/9/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  2/18/2009HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Insurance Committee
  2/18/2009HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Insurance Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/18/2009HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Insurance Committee; 020-000-000
  2/19/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/19/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  2/19/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monique D. Davis
  2/19/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  2/19/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  2/20/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  2/24/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  3/3/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/3/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A. Mendoza
  3/3/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/3/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/3/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 101-000-001
  3/4/2009SenateArrive in Senate
  3/4/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/4/2009SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/4/2009SenateFirst Reading
  3/4/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/22/2009SenateAssigned to Insurance
  4/30/2009SenateDo Pass Insurance; 008-000-000
  4/30/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 5, 2009
  5/7/2009SenateSecond Reading
  5/7/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 12, 2009
  5/13/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  5/13/2009HousePassed Both Houses
  6/11/2009HouseSent to the Governor
  8/7/2009HouseGovernor Approved
  8/7/2009HouseEffective Date January 1, 2010
  8/7/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0139

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