Rep. Kenneth Dunkin

Filed: 3/27/2007





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1351 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 5. The Illinois Act on the Aging is amended by
5 adding Section 4.02d as follows:
6     (20 ILCS 105/4.02d new)
7     Sec. 4.02d. Older adult volunteer demonstration program.
8 The Department may establish and maintain, in collaboration
9 with the local Area Agency on Aging, a demonstration program to
10 evaluate the use of older adult volunteers to perform telephone
11 reassurance activities and outreach on the emergency home
12 response program. The demonstration program shall operate for a
13 period of 3 years. At the end of the 3-year period, the
14 Department shall evaluate the program and notify the General
15 Assembly of its findings and recommendations.".