SCOTT-FORBY-FOWLER-HOWARD-KENNER AND BROSNAHAN.
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
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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