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 Bill Status of SB0491  94th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dale A. Righter - Richard J. Winkel, Jr.

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 106/20
215 ILCS 106/40
305 ILCS 5/8A-6from Ch. 23, par. 8A-6

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children's Health Insurance Program Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. In connection with eligibility for the KidCare program, sets an asset limit of $10,000, excluding the value of the child's residence and the value of a vehicle (other than a recreational vehicle) used for transportation. Requires that changes in income or other circumstances be reported within 30 days (instead of promptly), and provides that a failure to report is a Class A misdemeanor with a maximum fine of $10,000 under the public assistance fraud provisions of the Illinois Public Aid Code; also provides for repayment of an amount equal to benefits that were wrongly received. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dale A. Righter
  2/16/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/16/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  3/3/2005SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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