Bill Status of SB1787 98th General Assembly
Short Description: MHDDAA-DEV DISABILTY-SUPPORTS
Sen. Laura M. Murphy, Thomas Cullerton and Scott M. Bennett
| 1/10/2023||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that by June 30, 2024 the Department of Human Services shall select from the Prioritization of the Urgency of Need of Services (PUNS) database no fewer than 3,600 persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities to receive relevant State services and supports. Provides that no fewer than 600 persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities shall be selected to receive services under this provision by June 30, 2022. Provides that the Department shall establish and maintain the Illinois Children and Adult Home and Community-Based Services Pilot Program to expand and increase community-based services and housing options for adults and children with disabilities who are eligible for services under the Department's Home and Community-Based Services Waiver for Persons with Developmental Disabilities. Provides that the Department, in consultation with all relevant State agencies, shall annually report to the General Assembly on the progress made in implementing these provisions. Provides that the Department shall submit its first report no later than May 31, 2025 and every May 31 thereafter. Provides that by June 30, 2025, every individual selected from the PUNS list shall qualify for and receive housing as provided in these provisions, unless he or she chooses in-home services. Provides that the Department of Human Services, in collaboration with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services and any other interested State agencies, shall submit a report to the General Assembly on May 31, 2024, and each May 31 thereafter, that details the Department's progress in implementing the program. Provides that the Department, in collaboration with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, shall apply for any federal waivers or approvals necessary to implement these provisions. Provides that implementation of this program shall be contingent upon the receipt of all necessary federal approvals.