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 Bill Status of HB4242  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CHILD CARE-FOSTER YOUTH W/KIDS

House Sponsors
Rep. Lakesia Collins - Mary E. Flowers - Kelly M. Cassidy - Kathleen Willis - Carol Ammons, Anna Moeller, Lindsey LaPointe, Maura Hirschauer, LaToya Greenwood, Robyn Gabel, Anne Stava-Murray, Cyril Nichols and Will Guzzardi

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Julie A. Morrison, Karina Villa and Mike Simmons)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/27/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0926

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 505/5.21 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services and the Department of Human Services to jointly develop and administer a program that provides free and accessible child care services to parenting youth in foster care. Grants the Departments rulemaking authority.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 505/5.21 new
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/9A-11from Ch. 23, par. 9A-11

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Expands eligibility under the Department of Human Services' Child Care Assistance Program to include the following categories of families: (i) foster parents or caregivers of youth in care, regardless of whether they are working or participating in Department-approved employment or education or training programs; (ii) youth in care who are parents, regardless of whether they are working or participating in Department-approved employment or education or training programs; (iii) parents who have custody of their children and their children are the subjects of pending cases under Article II of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987, regardless of whether they are working or participating in Department-approved employment or education or training programs; (iv) families with children who have an open intact family services case with the Department of Children and Family Services (rather than families with children under the age of 5 who have an open intact family services case with the Department of Children and Family Services); and (v) families receiving Extended Family Support Program services from the Department of Children and Family Services, regardless of whether they are working or participating in Department-approved employment or education or training programs. Provides that youth in care who are parents and parents whose children are the subjects of pending cases under Article II of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987 shall receive extended child care eligibility for a specified period of time, regardless of whether they are working or participating in Department-approved employment or education or training programs. Effective July 1, 2023.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 505/5afrom Ch. 23, par. 5005a
325 ILCS 20/3

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Expands eligibility under the Department of Human Services' Child Care Assistance Program to include the following categories of families: (i) youth in care who are parents, regardless of income or whether they are working or participating in Department-approved employment or education or training programs; and (ii) families receiving Extended Family Support Program services from the Department of Children and Family Services, regardless of income or whether they are working or participating in Department-approved employment or education or training programs. Provides that beginning October 1, 2023, and every October 1 thereafter, the Department of Children and Family Services shall report to the General Assembly on the number of children who received child care via vouchers paid for by the Department of Children and Family Services during the preceding fiscal year. Requires the report to include the ages of children who received child care, the type of child care they received, and the number of months they received child care. Amends the Early Intervention Services System Act. Expands the definition of "eligible infants and toddlers" to include any child under the age of 3 who is the subject of a substantiated case of child abuse or neglect as defined in the federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act. Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that the rates paid to day care providers by the Department of Children and Family Services shall match the rates paid to child care providers by the Department of Human Services under the child care assistance program, including base rates and any relevant rate enhancements. Effective immediately, except that certain provisions take effect on July 1, 2023.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/1/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lakesia Collins
  1/5/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/5/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2022HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  2/4/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lakesia Collins
  2/4/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/9/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/9/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  2/9/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  2/9/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  2/10/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maura Hirschauer
  2/16/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/16/2022HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 009-006-000
  2/17/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cyril Nichols
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/22/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/22/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/22/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/22/2022HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Lakesia Collins
  2/23/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 064-042-000
  2/23/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  2/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  2/23/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  2/23/2022SenateFirst Reading
  2/23/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2022SenateAssigned to Health
  3/15/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  3/18/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/18/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/22/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Health
  3/22/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/23/2022SenateDo Pass as Amended Health; 009-005-000
  3/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  3/23/2022SenateSecond Reading
  3/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 24, 2022
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  3/31/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 037-013-000
  3/31/2022HouseArrived in House
  3/31/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  4/1/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Lakesia Collins
  4/1/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  4/5/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Human Services Committee
  4/7/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 009-005-000
  4/7/2022HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 069-044-000
  4/7/2022HouseHouse Concurs
  4/7/2022HousePassed Both Houses
  4/18/2022HouseSent to the Governor
  5/27/2022HouseGovernor Approved
  5/27/2022HouseEffective Date May 27, 2022; - Some Provisions Effective July 1, 2023
  5/27/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0926

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