92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB0971
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Short description: 
HOME MODIFICATION ACT                                                      

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates    the    Home    Modification    for    Prevention    of      
   Institutionalization Act.  Provides that,  subject  to  appropriation,      
   the  Department  of  Human  Services and the Department on Aging shall      
   jointly establish a Home Modification Grant and  Loan  Program,  under      
   which  persons  age  60 or over and persons with disabilities shall be      
   eligible for grants or loans or both under the Home Modification Grant      
   and Loan Program if they have functional limitations  for  which  some      
   modification   of  their  dwelling  is  required,  they  have  limited      
   resources, and they meet other criteria.  Provides that the Department      
   of Human Services and the Department on Aging shall jointly promulgate      
   rules  governing  the  Program  and  jointly  establish  an   Advisory      
   Committee  for  the  Program to advise the Secretary of Human Services      
   and the Director on Aging on the policies and procedures  under  which      
   the Program shall operate.  Effective immediately.                          
          FISCAL NOTE (Department of Human Services)                           
          The Department cannot determine the fiscal impact of HB971.          
          The provisions of this bill are suject to specific appropria-        
          FISCAL NOTE (Department on Aging)                                    
          Based on the HSP average cost of $1,172 per client, this bill        
          will initially cost the Department an estimated $1,072,380.          
          HOUSING AFFORDABILITY NOTE (Ill. Housing Development Authority)      
          There will be no fiscal effect on a single-family residence.         
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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