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 Bill Status of HB6930  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Elizabeth Coulson - Michael P. McAuliffe - James H. Meyer - Patricia Reid Lindner - Sidney H. Mathias

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
320 ILCS 25/3.18 new
320 ILCS 25/3.19 new
320 ILCS 25/4from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 404

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons Property Tax Relief and Pharmaceutical Assistance Act. Defines "drug used in the treatment of" to mean (i) a drug used to treat a specified disease or illness or secondary conditions caused by the disease or illness and (ii) a drug used to treat side effects resulting from the use of a drug used to treat the disease or illness. Defines "disease" to mean a chronic and possibly recurrent illness of long duration, including pneumonia, bronchitis, or other similar illness. Increases the income eligibility level for both circuit breaker and pharmaceutical assistance to (i) 28,000 for a household containing one person, (ii) $35,000 for a household containing 2 persons, or (iii) $42,000 for a household containing 3 or more persons for the 2004 grant year and thereafter. Changes the $2,000 benefit cap per State fiscal year under the pharmaceutical assistance program to a $2,000 benefit cap per calendar year beginning January 1, 2005. Changes the coverage year for beneficiaries under the pharmaceutical assistance program from an annual renewal based on the application date of each beneficiary to a calendar coverage year for all beneficiaries beginning January 1, 2005. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2004HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  2/9/2004HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  2/19/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. James H. Meyer
  2/19/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner
  2/19/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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