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 Bill Status of HB0517  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Julie Hamos - Eileen Lyons - Sara Feigenholtz - Patricia R. Bellock - David R. Leitch and Sandra M. Pihos

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1705/15f new
305 ILCS 5/5-5e new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall develop a program of transition services, with appropriate follow-up, in selected areas of the State, to be expanded statewide as funding becomes available, to provide assistance to persons who: (i) have been diagnosed with mental illness or a co-occurring mental illness and substance abuse disorder; (ii) reside in a facility licensed under the Nursing Home Care Act or in an institution for mental diseases; and (iii) desire to move to and are able to reside in community residential placements that meet their needs and reflect their preferences. Provides that under the Medicaid program, the Department of Public Aid shall apply for any necessary waivers pursuant to the Social Security Act to facilitate transition services for persons with mental illness and to develop supportive living facilities for persons with mental illness. Provides that any such waiver application shall be developed in cooperation with the Department of Human Services, the Department of Public Health, the Guardianship and Advocacy Commission, other State agencies as appropriate, operators of nursing facilities, and others. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/27/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Julie Hamos
  1/27/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eileen Lyons
  1/27/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  1/27/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  1/27/2005HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  1/27/2005HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/2/2005HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  2/3/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  3/10/2005HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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