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 Bill Status of HB1791  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Carolyn H. Krause

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/29/2007HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. Carolyn H. Krause

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
320 ILCS 35/Act rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Long-Term Care Partnership Program Act. Establishes the Illinois Long-Term Care Partnership Program, to be administered by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services with the assistance of the Division of Insurance, to do the following: (1) provide incentives for individuals to insure against the costs of providing for their long-term care needs; (2) provide a mechanism for individuals to qualify for coverage of the cost of their long-term care needs under Medicaid without first being required to substantially exhaust their resources; (3) provide counseling services to individuals planning for their long-term care needs; and (4) alleviate the financial burden on the State's medical assistance program by encouraging the pursuit of private initiatives. Sets out the specific duties of the Department and the Division concerning the administration of the Program. Sets out the specific responsibilities for issuers of qualified long-term care insurance partnership policies. Provides that the Department and the Division may adopt rules for the implementation and administration of the Act. Repeals the Partnership for Long-Term Care Act. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/23/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Carolyn H. Krause
  2/23/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/23/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2007HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/8/2007HouseMotion Filed - Table Bill/Resolution Pursuant to Rule 60(b) Rep. Carolyn H. Krause
  3/23/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/29/2007HouseMotion Prevailed
  3/29/2007HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. Carolyn H. Krause

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