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 Bill Status of HB1298  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Constance A. Howard

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5from Ch. 23, par. 5-5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Public Aid to provide coverage of comprehensive and appropriate substance abuse treatment services to persons who are eligible for Medicaid. Provides that a person who is eligible for Medicaid is entitled to receive comprehensive and appropriate substance abuse treatment services on demand, without being placed on a waiting list other than as required by the schedule of the provider of the services. Provides that the services may be provided by a local substance abuse treatment provider licensed by the Department of Human Services or by a licensed hospital that provides substance abuse treatment services. Effective January 1, 2006.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Constance A. Howard
  2/9/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/10/2005HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/10/2005HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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