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 Bill Status of HB5825  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DHFS-PERSONAL NEEDS ALLOWANCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Keith R. Wheeler

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  11/16/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5.01c new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to establish and administer a Seniors Deserve Dignity Program that provides monthly supplemental personal needs payments to persons residing in supportive living facilities who receive medical assistance and a personal needs allowance as specified in the Illinois Administrative Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2023, a qualifying person shall receive a monthly supplemental personal needs payment in the amount of $30 so that the person's total monthly personal needs allowance is no less than $120. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2024, a qualifying person shall receive a monthly supplemental personal needs payment in the amount of $60 so that the person's total monthly personal needs allowance is no less than $150. Requires a qualifying person's monthly supplemental personal needs payment amount to be adjusted for inflation beginning July 1, 2025 and every July 1 thereafter. Provides that the monthly supplemental personal needs payments shall not be considered income for purposes of determining eligibility or the amount of assistance for any public aid benefit provided under State law. Grants the Department rulemaking authority. Effective July 1, 2023.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  10/24/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  11/16/2022HouseFirst Reading
  11/16/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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