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 Bill Status of HB6189  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Robert Rita

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/11-22from Ch. 23, par. 11-22
305 ILCS 5/12-4.18from Ch. 23, par. 12-4.18

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that within 180 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services or the Department of Human Services shall issue a Request for Proposals to contract with a vendor or vendors to enforce, collect, and effectuate the recovery of the Department's liens involving claims, demands, and causes of action for injuries to an applicant for or recipient of financial aid under Articles III, IV, and V of the Code, under the Covering ALL KIDS Health Insurance Act, or under the Veterans' Health Insurance Program Act or the Veterans' Health Insurance Program Act of 2008. Provides that the scope of work shall include assuming the right and the authority to assume responsibility for the enforcement and collection of liens; notifying appropriate parties; negotiating settlement of the liens subject to pre-approval by the Department; coordinating payment of the liens and the terms of payment; and recovering the value of the liens and releasing the liens on behalf of the Department. Expands the Department's duties to include accepting, holding, and administering in behalf of the State any loans to the Department or to the State of Illinois for public aid or any related welfare purpose. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  5/31/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robert Rita
  6/27/2012HouseFirst Reading
  6/27/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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