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 Bill Status of HB0706  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  STATE EMPLOYEE GROUP INSURANCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Bob Morgan - Carol Ammons

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Laura Fine and Laura M. Murphy)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/25/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0019

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 375/2from Ch. 127, par. 522
5 ILCS 375/6.1from Ch. 127, par. 526.1
5 ILCS 375/6.2from Ch. 127, par. 526.2
5 ILCS 375/7from Ch. 127, par. 527
5 ILCS 375/8from Ch. 127, par. 528
5 ILCS 375/10from Ch. 127, par. 530
5 ILCS 375/13from Ch. 127, par. 533
5 ILCS 375/13.1from Ch. 127, par. 533.1
40 ILCS 5/15-158.3


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Provides that the program of health benefits may offer as an alternative, available on an optional basis, coverage through health maintenance organizations or other managed care programs. Provides that the election to participate in a program of health benefits under the Act must be made during the annual benefit choice period or upon showing a qualifying change in status as defined in the U.S. Internal Revenue Code. Further modifies the conditions of eligibility to participate in a program of health benefits. Provides that refunds to members for premiums paid for optional life insurance coverage may be paid from the Group Insurance Premium Fund. Makes other changes concerning a program of health benefits as provided under the Act. Amends the State Universities Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Removes a provision requiring the Department of Central Management Services to prepare a report showing, on a fiscal year by fiscal year basis, the amount by which the State's cost for health insurance coverage under the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971 for retirees of the State's universities and their survivors has declined as a result of requiring some of those retirees and survivors to contribute to the cost of their basic health insurance. Effective July 1, 2021.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/5/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Bob Morgan
  2/8/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  3/8/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Insurance Committee; 019-000-000
  3/9/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/6/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/13/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/13/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 105-001-002
  4/19/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/19/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/19/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  4/19/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/19/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/28/2021SenateAssigned to Insurance
  5/6/2021SenateDo Pass Insurance; 011-000-000
  5/6/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2021
  5/13/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/13/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2021
  5/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** May 25, 2021
  5/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  5/27/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/27/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  6/15/2021HouseSent to the Governor
  6/25/2021HouseGovernor Approved
  6/25/2021HouseEffective Date July 1, 2021
  6/25/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0019

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