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 Bill Status of HB0141  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DHS-CHILD CARE-CO-PAYMENTS

House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, Rita Mayfield, Nicholas K. Smith and Lakesia Collins

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/9/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/9A-11from Ch. 23, par. 9A-11


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2021, a family eligible for child care services whose income is at or below 185% of the most recent United States Department of Health and Human Services Federal Poverty Guidelines for the applicable family size shall pay a $1 monthly fee as a co-payment for child care services. Deletes a provision that: (i) requires the Department of Human Services to establish, by rule, a co-payment scale that provides for cost sharing by families that receive child care services, including parents whose only income is from assistance under this Code; and (ii) that require co-payments to be based on family income and family size and other factors as appropriate. Removes a provision that authorizes the Department to raise parent co-payments. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  1/14/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/2/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Child Care Accessibility & Early Childhood Education Committee
  3/1/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  3/5/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Child Care Accessibility & Early Childhood Education Committee; 009-002-000
  3/9/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

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