Illinois General Assembly - Full Text of SB3859
Illinois General Assembly

  Bills & Resolutions  
  Compiled Statutes  
  Public Acts  
  Legislative Reports  
  IL Constitution  
  Legislative Guide  
  Legislative Glossary  

 Search By Number
 (example: HB0001)
Search Tips

Search By Keyword

Full Text of SB3859  102nd General Assembly

SB3859 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
SB3859

 

Introduced 1/21/2022, by Sen. Laura Fine

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
405 ILCS 80/2-6  from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 1802-6
405 ILCS 80/2-18 new

    Amends the Developmental Disability and Mental Disability Services Act. Provides that the amount that the Department of Human Services provides for home-based services may exceed specified limits if the service needs of the eligible adult require a higher funding level and funds are appropriated to the Department for such purposes. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall conduct a rate methodology study for the Home-Based Support Services Program for Adults with Mental Disabilities by no later than State Fiscal Year 2024, and that the study shall consider, among other factors, the lost purchasing power for the Program since State Fiscal Year 2015 due to increases in workforce costs and rates, and the actual cost of Program services. Effective immediately.


LRB102 23255 RJT 32420 b

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

SB3859LRB102 23255 RJT 32420 b

1    AN ACT concerning health.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Developmental Disability and Mental
5Disability Services Act is amended by changing Section 2-6 and
6by adding Section 2-18 as follows:
 
7    (405 ILCS 80/2-6)  (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 1802-6)
8    Sec. 2-6. An application for the Program shall be
9submitted to the Department by the adult with a mental
10disability or, if the adult with a mental disability requires
11a guardian, by his or her legal guardian. If the application
12for participation in the Program is approved by the Department
13and the adult with a mental disability is eligible to receive
14services under this Article, the adult with a mental
15disability shall be made aware of the availability of a
16community support team and shall be offered case management
17services. The amount of the home-based services provided by
18the Department in any month shall be determined by the service
19plan of the adult with a mental disability, but in no case
20shall it be more than either:
21        (a) three hundred percent of the monthly federal
22    Supplemental Security Income payment for an individual
23    residing alone if the adult with a mental disability is

 

 

SB3859- 2 -LRB102 23255 RJT 32420 b

1    not enrolled in a special education program by a local
2    education agency, or
3        (b) two hundred percent of the monthly Supplemental
4    Security Income payment for an individual residing alone
5    if the adult with a mental disability is enrolled in a
6    special education program by a local education agency, or
7    .
8        (c) an amount exceeding the limit in paragraph (a) or
9    (b) if the service needs of the eligible adult require a
10    higher funding level and funds are appropriated to the
11    Department for such purposes.
12    Upon approval of the Department, all or part of the
13monthly amount approved for home-based services to
14participating adults may be used as a one-time or continuing
15payment to the eligible adult or the adult's parent or
16guardian to pay for specified tangible items that are directly
17related to meeting basic needs related to the person's mental
18disabilities.
19    Tangible items include, but are not limited to: adaptive
20equipment, medication not covered by third-party payments,
21nutritional supplements, and residential modifications.
22(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)
 
23    (405 ILCS 80/2-18 new)
24    Sec. 2-18. Home-Based Support Services Program for Adults
25with Mental Disabilities rate methodology study. The

 

 

SB3859- 3 -LRB102 23255 RJT 32420 b

1Department shall conduct a rate methodology study for the
2Home-Based Support Services Program for Adults with Mental
3Disabilities by no later than State Fiscal Year 2024. The
4study shall consider, among other factors, the lost purchasing
5power for the Program since State Fiscal Year 2015 due to
6increases in workforce costs and rates, and the actual cost of
7Program services.
 
8    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
9becoming law.