Bill Status of HB4797 100th General Assembly
Short Description: DEV DISABILITIES WORKERS-WAGES
Rep. Robyn Gabel
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall progressively increase rates and reimbursements so that by July 1, 2018 direct support persons earn a base wage of not less than $5.25 per hour above the highest of the federal, State, county, or municipal minimum wages, and so that other front-line personnel earn a commensurate wage, and by July 1, 2020 direct support persons earn a base wage of not less than $6.75 per hour above the highest of the federal, State, county, or municipal minimum wages. Effective immediately.