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 Bill Status of SR0256  95th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. John J. Cullerton - Mattie Hunter

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/26/2007SenateResolution Adopted as Amended

Synopsis As Introduced
Directs the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to create an incentive-based smoking cessation program for Medicaid recipients, to be in operation by January 1, 2008, and provides that the Department may enter into an agreement with a third party to create or run the program.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the heading. Urges the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, in consultation with the Illinois Department of Public Health, to prepare and submit a comprehensive report to the Senate and the Governor, by January 1, 2008, on the results and effectiveness of the State's Smoking Cessation Initiative, together with recommendations that will increase participation, improve public health outcomes, and evaluate the merits of creating an incentive program for Medicaid recipients.

DateChamber Action
  6/19/2007SenateFiled with Secretary
  6/19/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  7/25/2007SenateAssigned to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  7/26/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  7/26/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  7/26/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  7/26/2007SenateWaive Posting Notice
  7/26/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  7/26/2007SenateBe Adopted as Amended State Government and Veterans Affairs; 008-001-000
  7/26/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Secretary's Desk Resolutions July 26, 2007
  7/26/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  7/26/2007SenateResolution Adopted as Amended

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