Bill Status of HB6845  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jack McGuire - Thomas Holbrook - Michael K. Smith - Sidney H. Mathias - Karen A. Yarbrough, Robin Kelly, Marlow H. Colvin, Wyvetter H. Younge, Mike Boland, Careen Gordon, Robert F. Flider, Lovana Jones, William Delgado, Harry Osterman, Joseph M. Lyons, Ralph C. Capparelli and Richard T. Bradley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Mattie Hunter - Lawrence M. Walsh)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
20 ILCS 105/4.03from Ch. 23, par. 6104.03
305 ILCS 5/5-5.3a new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Long-Term Care Consultation Services Act and amends the Illinois Act on the Aging and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides for a program of long-term care consultation services, to be provided by the Department on Aging and the departments of Public Aid and Human Services, to assist persons with long-term or chronic care needs in making decisions and selecting options in relation to care. Provides for screening of individuals before admission to a Medicaid-certified nursing home, and makes the Department on Aging's nursing home prescreening program subject to the Long-Term Care Consultation Services Act. Provides for exemptions from preadmission screening requirements, including emergency admissions. Makes preadmission screening a condition of Medicaid reimbursement unless an exemption applies.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
New Act
20 ILCS 105/4.03
305 ILCS 5/5-5.3a new
Adds reference to:
210 ILCS 45/2-201.5

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that screening for nursing home admission must include consultation on other care options that may be available. Authorizes the Department of Public Health to provide for exceptions to the prescreening requirements, including emergency admissions. Provides that preadmission screening must be provided (i) by the Department on Aging for persons age 60 or older, (ii) by the Department of Human Services for persons with developmental disabilities or mental illness, regardless of their age, and for persons under age 60, and (iii) by the Department of Public Aid in the case of screenings conducted in connection with a determination of eligibility for medical assistance under Article V of the Illinois Public Aid Code.

 Fiscal Note (Department of Human Services)
 House Bill 6845, as amended by House Amendment 1, does not have a fiscal impact to the Department of Human Services.

 Fiscal Note (Department On Aging)
 The legislation would have minimal fiscal impact.

 Fiscal Note (Department of Public Aid)
 There is no fiscal impact to the Department.

 Fiscal Note (Department on Aging)
 This legislation would have minimal fiscal impact on the Illinois Department on Aging's Choices for Care nursing facility preadmission screening program since these activities currently occur. Additional cost would depend upon the extent additional follow-up screenings are performed and how the Department would choose to reimburse for such screenings.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2004HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jack McGuire
  2/9/2004HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2004HouseAssigned to Aging Committee
  3/4/2004HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Aging Committee
  3/4/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  3/4/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  3/4/2004HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Aging Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/4/2004HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Aging Committee; 011-000-000
  3/4/2004HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/4/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/12/2004HouseFiscal Note Filed As Amended by HA 1
  3/22/2004HouseFiscal Note Filed As Amended by HA 1
  3/22/2004HouseFiscal Note Filed As Amended by HA 1
  3/23/2004HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  3/23/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robin Kelly
  3/23/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  3/23/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Wyvetter H. Younge
  3/23/2004HouseFiscal Note Filed As Amended by HA 1
  3/23/2004HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2004HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/24/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Careen Gordon
  3/24/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  3/24/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lovana Jones
  3/24/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Delgado
  3/24/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
  3/25/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joseph M. Lyons
  3/25/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ralph C. Capparelli
  3/25/2004HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Richard T. Bradley
  3/25/2004HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-000
  3/25/2004SenateArrive in Senate
  3/25/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 26, 2004
  3/25/2004SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/25/2004SenateFirst Reading
  3/25/2004SenateReferred to Rules
  3/31/2004SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Lawrence M. Walsh
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die