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 Bill Status of SB2009  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DHS-PUNS SERVICES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Thomas Cullerton - Linda Holmes, Laura Fine, Laura M. Murphy, Cristina Castro, Laura Ellman, John F. Curran and Terri Bryant

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1305/10-26a new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Human Services Act. Provides that by June 30, 2022, the Department of Human Services shall reduce the number of individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities on the Prioritization of Urgency of Need for Services (PUNS) database by no fewer than 800 persons. Provides that the number of persons listed shall be reduced each year by the following amounts: no fewer than 1,000 persons between July 1, 2022 and June 30, 2023; and no fewer than 1,200 persons beginning July 1, 2023, and every July 1 thereafter, until the list of persons on the PUNS database awaiting State services is exhausted. Requires the Department to apply for all available federal funding options to increase services and supports for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Provides that for future applicants, the Department shall provide adequate funding for the required services and supports for each individual listed in the seeking services category on the PUNS database within 90 calendar days after the individual is placed on the PUNS database after completing an enrollment form with a Department pre-admission screener. Provides that for future applicants, the Department shall identify the required services and supports for each individual listed in the planning for services category on the PUNS database within 180 calendar days after that individual is placed on the PUNS database after completing an enrollment form with a Department pre-admission screener. Requires the Department to annually report to the General Assembly, beginning September 30, 2022 and every September 30 thereafter, on the progress made in implementing the provisions of the amendatory Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/4/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  3/9/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  3/16/2021SenateAssigned to Appropriations
  3/16/2021SenateTo Appropriations- Human Services
  3/22/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/22/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  3/23/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  3/23/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
  3/30/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terri Bryant
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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