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 Bill Status of HB5304  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DHS-SUBST ABUSE-MENTAL HEALTH

House Sponsors
Rep. David R. Leitch - Patricia R. Bellock - Mary E. Flowers - Naomi D. Jakobsson - Robert W. Pritchard

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Dale A. Righter - Dale E. Risinger)

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1305/1-40 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Human Services Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall develop a plan for implementing 14 specified actions (relating primarily to activities of the Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse and the Division of Mental Health), including necessary legislative action and rule changes, so that all 14 actions can be implemented by January 1, 2013. Requires that the implementation plan include recommendations for necessary legislative action and changes in rules. Requires the Department to file the plan with the Governor and the General Assembly by January 1, 2012. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with substantially similar provisions, amending the Department of Human Services Act, but with changes that include the following: (1) provides that the Department of Human Services shall implement the 14 specified actions no later than July 1, 2011 (instead of shall develop a plan for implementing the actions so that all of the actions can be implemented by January 1, 2013); (2) provides that one of the actions is "Evaluation of the staffing levels required for efficient operation of the Department's regional offices to maximize the amount of funding that is available to provide community-based services" (instead of "Elimination of the Department's regional offices to save significant State administrative costs that could be used for needed community mental health services"); (3) makes changes in other required actions; (4) eliminates a provision concerning recommendations for necessary legislative action and changes in rules; and (5) eliminates a provision requiring filing of an implementation plan by January 1, 2012. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with similar provisions, amending the Department of Human Services Act, but with changes that include the following: (1) provides that the Department of Human Services shall develop a plan by July 1, 2011, for implementing the specified actions, and provides that the actions shall be implemented by January 1, 2012 (instead of July 1, 2011); (2) makes changes in the specified actions, including (i) adding references to outpatient level I and II.1 services, (ii) eliminating provisions concerning implementation of a single billing system and elimination of annual payment caps, (iii) adding a provision requiring payment to DASA and DMH providers no later than in the next fiscal year, and (iv) elimination of a provision concerning evaluation of staffing levels; (3) requires that the plan include recommendations for necessary legislative action and changes in rules; and (4) requires the Department to file the plan with the Governor and the General Assembly by July 1, 2011. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/3/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David R. Leitch
  2/3/2010HouseFirst Reading
  2/3/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2010HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  2/17/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Human Services Committee
  2/17/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/17/2010HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 007-000-000
  2/17/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/23/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/23/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/23/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  3/16/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. David R. Leitch
  3/16/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  3/23/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 004-000-000
  3/23/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2010HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/23/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  3/24/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/24/2010SenateArrive in Senate
  3/24/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/24/2010SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  3/24/2010SenateFirst Reading
  3/24/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/25/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale E. Risinger
  3/30/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  4/6/2010SenateAssigned to Human Services
  4/14/2010SenatePostponed - Human Services
  4/19/2010SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Michael Noland
  4/20/2010SenateTo Human Services Subcommittee on Medicaid & Provider Rate Reform
  4/23/2010SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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