DILLARD, CRONIN, SYVERSON, WELCH, CLAYBORNE,
BOWLES AND HALVORSON.
SR CITS-PHARMACEUTICAL ASSIT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons Property Tax
Relief and Pharmaceutical Assistance Act by making a technical change.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
320 ILCS 25/2
Adds reference to:
320 ILCS 25/4
Deletes everything. Amends the Senior Citizens and Disabled Per-
sons Property Tax Relief and Pharmaceutical Assistance Act. Condi-
tions eligibility for a grant on annual household income of less than
$16,000 for grant year 1997 and thereafter (now, $14,000). Effective
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that in no event is the grant to exceed (1) $700 less
4.5% of household income for the year if the household income is less
than $14,000 or (2) $70 if the household income for that year is
$14,000 or more but less than $16,000 (now may not exceed (1) $700
less 4.5% of household income for that year for those with an income
of $14,000 or less or (2) $70 if household income for that year is
more than $14,000 but less than or equal to $24,000). Increases the
household limitation for the pharmaceutical assistance program from
$14,000 to $16,000. Changes the effective date from immediately to
January 1, 1998.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dept. of Revenue)
If only 20% of the new claimants use the Pharmaceutical Assis-
tance Program at an average of $500 per claimant, the increase
cost will be $4.9 million. Thus, the total cost of increasing
the income ceiling from $14,000 to $16,000 as provided in this
bill is estimated to be $8.3 million.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (DCCA)
SB909 fails to create a State mandate.
Last action on Bill: TOTAL VETO STANDS
Last action date: 97-11-15
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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