BROSNAHAN-MADIGAN,MJ-MAY-GARRETT-OSTERMAN, FRITCHEY AND CROTTY.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
Administrative Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services
shall include, in the annual service needs report regarding autism
submitted to the General Assembly, a plan to provide family support
mechanisms to enable persons with autism to remain in a family home
environment. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Extends
eligibility for continued home-based skilled or intermediate care to
persons over age 18 (under current law, eligibility is limited to
persons 18 or younger). Requires an annual determination of need for
that level of care. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE (Department of Public Aid)
The per person annual cost of care prescribed under this bill
is $104,000 annually. The Department estimates that 75-85 in-
dividuals may be eligible at an estimated cost of $7.8-9
million. This would all be State GRF funds.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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