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Full Text of HB3949  102nd General Assembly

HB3949 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB3949

 

Introduced 2/22/2021, by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
20 ILCS 2310/2310-431 new

    Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Defines "homeless service provider" to mean a person or entity who provides services to homeless persons under any of the programs of or identified by the Department of Human Services. Requires the Department of Public Health to consider all homeless service providers in the State to be essential critical infrastructure workers under specified guidance from the federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Provides that the Department shall ensure that homeless service providers qualify for the same priority benefits afforded to health care organizations and frontline workers by the State, including federal COVID-19 relief funding, personal protective equipment, and vaccinations. Provides for repeal of the provisions on January 1, 2023. Effective immediately.


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A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Department of Public Health Powers and
5Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
6amended by adding Section 2310-431 as follows:
 
7    (20 ILCS 2310/2310-431 new)
8    Sec. 2310-431. Homeless service providers.
9    (a) In this Section, "homeless service provider" means a
10person or entity who provides services to homeless persons
11under any of the programs of or identified by the Department of
12Human Services.
13    (b) The Department shall consider all homeless service
14providers in the State to be essential critical infrastructure
15workers under the federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure
16Security Agency's "Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers
17Guidance Version 4.0". The Department shall ensure that
18homeless service providers qualify for the same priority
19benefits afforded to health care organizations and frontline
20workers by the State, including, but not limited to:
21        (1) federal COVID-19 relief funding;
22        (2) personal protective equipment; and
23        (3) vaccinations.

 

 

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1    (c) This Section is repealed on January 1, 2023.
 
2    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
3becoming law.