Public Act 097-0626
HB1659 EnrolledLRB097 09312 KTG 49447 b

    AN ACT concerning health.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Community Services Act is amended by adding
Section 4.6a as follows:
    (405 ILCS 30/4.6a new)
    Sec. 4.6a. Reduction in patient population in
developmental disabilities facility.
    Whenever a State developmental disabilities facility
operated by the Department of Human Services is scheduled to
have or has a reduction in the number of individuals receiving
care in an amount equal to or greater than 10% of the
facility's prior highest population during the preceding
12-month period, the Department of Human Services shall file a
report with the General Assembly specifying the:
        (1) Total change in resident population for the
        (2) Anticipated new venues for care by venue category,
    in the aggregate, for the individuals no longer receiving
    care in the facility.
        (3) Estimated corresponding changes in appropriation
    level necessary for the facility reducing population as
    well as additional appropriation authority required for
    other facilities or community care alternatives which are
    expected to experience an increase in the number of
    individuals served.
    The report required under this Section shall be given to
the General Assembly within 30 days of when a decision is made
to decrease the population of a facility by 10% or more, or in
cases where population changes are due to unplanned caseload
changes, within 30 days of the actual change in population by
10% or more.
    Based on information contained in the reports required
under this Section, the Department shall transfer funds from
the facility realizing a reduction in the number of individuals
served to the appropriate line item providing appropriation
authority for the new venues of care, provided that the new
venue of care is a Department of Human Services funded provider
or facility.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,