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 Bill Status of HB0503  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Marlow H. Colvin - Deborah L. Graham - Arthur L. Turner, William Davis, Mike Boland, LaShawn K. Ford, Maria Antonia Berrios, Susana A. Mendoza, Harry Osterman, Karen A. Yarbrough, Careen M. Gordon, Kenneth Dunkin, Jehan A. Gordon, Daniel V. Beiser, William D. Burns, Elizabeth Hernandez, Esther Golar and Al Riley

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5.5b new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that under the medical assistance program, beginning January 1, 2009, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services may reimburse a skilled nursing facility, intermediate care facility, or institution for mental diseases providing long-term care services, based upon patient days reported in the facility's most recent cost report, for spending incurred to provide health care benefits to its employees serving the vulnerable populations residing in the facility, in order to attract and retain a qualified and healthy workforce. Provides that subject to available appropriations, the reimbursement shall be made according to certain criteria. Provides that the reimbursement is subject to audit by the Department and shall be reduced or eliminated in the case of any facility that does not honor its commitment to increase spending to improve the health of its employees or that decreases such spending. Effective July 1, 2009.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
305 ILCS 5/5-5.5b new
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/5-5.5from Ch. 23, par. 5-5.5

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning elements of the payment rate for nursing facilities under the medical assistance program.

DateChamber Action
  2/4/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  2/4/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/4/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2009HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  2/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  2/17/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  2/19/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  2/19/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A. Mendoza
  2/19/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  2/19/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah L. Graham
  2/20/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  2/20/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  2/20/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Careen M. Gordon
  2/20/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  2/23/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan A. Gordon
  2/23/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  2/25/2009HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Executive Committee
  2/25/2009HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Executive Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/25/2009HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Executive Committee; 007-004-000
  2/25/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/25/2009HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  2/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  3/3/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  3/3/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/5/2009HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William D. Burns
  3/11/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/11/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  3/11/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  4/3/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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