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HB0429ham003 93rd General Assembly



                                     LRB093 07198 RCE 12251 a

 1                     AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 429

 2        AMENDMENT NO.     .  Amend House Bill 429, AS AMENDED, by
 3    replacing Section 10 with the following:

 4        "Section 10.  Human Services 211 Collaboration Board.
 5        (a)  The  Human  Services  211  Collaboration  Board   is
 6    established  to implement a statewide non-emergency telephone
 7    number  that  will   provide   human   services   information
 8    concerning  the  availability  of governmental and non-profit
 9    services and provide referrals to  human  services  agencies.
10    The  Board  shall  consist  of  8  members  appointed  by the
11    Governor.  The Governor shall appoint one  representative  of
12    each  of the following Offices and Departments as a member of
13    the Board: the Office of  the  Governor,  the  Department  of
14    Human  Services, the Department of Public Aid, the Department
15    of Public Health,  the  Department  of  Children  and  Family
16    Services,   the   Department  on  Aging,  the  Department  of
17    Employment Security, and the  Illinois  Commerce  Commission.
18    The   Governor   shall   designate  one  of  the  members  as
19    Chairperson. Members of the Board shall  serve  3-year  terms
20    and may be reappointed to serve additional terms.
21        (b)  The  Board shall establish standards consistent with
22    the standards established by the National  211  Collaborative
23    and  the  Alliance  of  Information  and Referral Systems for
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 1    providing information about and referrals to  human  services
 2    agencies  to  211 callers.  The standards shall prescribe the
 3    technology or manner of delivering 211 calls  and  shall  not
 4    exceed  any  requirements  for 211 systems set by the Federal
 5    Communications Commission."; and

 6    in Section 20, by replacing  "Illinois  Commerce  Commission"
 7    with "Department of Human Services".