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 Bill Status of SB3617  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MENTAL HEALTH-VARIOUS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura Fine - Sara Feigenholtz - Mattie Hunter - Michael E. Hastings - Karina Villa, Meg Loughran Cappel, Ann Gillespie, Laura M. Murphy, Adriane Johnson, Cristina Castro, Patrick J. Joyce, Suzy Glowiak Hilton, David Koehler, Rachelle Crowe, Christopher Belt, Emil Jones, III, Antonio Muñoz, Dan McConchie, Steve Stadelman, Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas, Donald P. DeWitte, Doris Turner, Jacqueline Y. Collins, Eric Mattson and Jil Tracy

House Sponsors
(Rep. Deb Conroy - Anne Stava-Murray - Robyn Gabel - Nicholas K. Smith, Emanuel Chris Welch, Elizabeth Hernandez, Michael Kelly and Kathleen Willis)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/10/2022SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-1053

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 100/5-45.21 new
35 ILCS 5/232 new
20 ILCS 2205/2205-40 new
225 ILCS 20/12.5
225 ILCS 55/65from Ch. 111, par. 8351-65
225 ILCS 107/70


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Ensuring a More Qualified, Competent, and Diverse Community Behavioral Health Workforce Act. Requires the Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health, to award grants or contracts to licensed community mental health centers or behavioral health clinics to establish or enhance training and supervision of interns and behavioral health providers-in-training pursuing licensure as a licensed clinical social worker, licensed clinical professional counselor, and licensed marriage and family therapist. Creates the Mental Health Assessment Reform Act to remove barriers to care in the Medicaid mental health assessment and treatment planning process. Creates the Recovery and Mental Health Tax Credit Act. Requires the Department to establish and administer a recovery tax credit program to provide tax incentives to qualified employers who employ eligible individuals in recovery from a substance use disorder or mental illness in part-time and full-time positions. Creates an Advisory Council to advise the Department regarding employment of persons with mental illnesses and substance use disorders in minority communities. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act to make conforming changes. Amends the Department of Healthcare and Family Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to take all necessary action to ensure that proposed modifications, additions, deletions, or amendments to the healthcare and behavioral healthcare (mental health and substance use disorder) provisions of the Illinois Public Aid Code are announced, shared, disseminated, and explained prior to the Department undertaking such proposed modifications, if legally possible and subject to federal law. Amends the Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act. Provides that an individual applying for licensure as a clinical social worker who has been licensed at the independent level in another jurisdiction for 5 (rather than 10) consecutive years without discipline is not required to submit proof of completion of education and supervised clinical professional experience. Makes similar changes to the Marriage and Family Therapy Licensing Act and to the Professional Counselor and Clinical Professional Counselor Licensing and Practice Act. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
225 ILCS 15/13from Ch. 111, par. 5363
225 ILCS 20/11from Ch. 111, par. 6361
225 ILCS 107/50

Reinserts the provisions creating the Recovery and Mental Health Tax Credit Act with the following changes: Requires the Department of Human Services to maintain an electronic listing of the tax credit certificates it issues under the recovery tax credit program so that the Department of Revenue may confirm the eligibility of qualified employers for the tax credit. Provides that the tax credit authorized under the Act may not be carried forward. Contains provisions concerning tax credits for partners, shareholders of S corporations, and owners of limited liability companies. Makes other changes. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that a taxpayer who has been awarded a credit under the Recovery and Mental Health Tax Credit Act is entitled to a credit against the tax imposed under specified provisions of the Illinois Income Tax Act. Amends the Clinical Psychologist Licensing Act, the Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act, and the Professional Counselor and Clinical Professional Counselor Licensing and Practice Act. Provides that notwithstanding any other provision of law certain requirements set forth in those Acts to restore an inactive or expired license of 5 years or less are suspended for specified licensed clinicians who have had no disciplinary action taken against their licenses in this State or in any other jurisdiction during the entire period of licensure.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
5 ILCS 100/5-45.21 new

Removes provisions creating the Mental Health Assessment Reform Act. Removes amendatory changes made to the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act permitting the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to adopt emergency rules to implement the Mental Health Assessment Reform Act.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 3
Reinserts the provisions creating the Recovery and Mental Health Tax Credit Act with the following changes: Requires the Department of Human Services to maintain an electronic listing of the certificates of tax credit issued by which the Department of Revenue may verify tax credit certificates issued to qualifying employers. Provides that the tax credit authorized under the Act may not be carried forward. Provides that a taxpayer who is a qualified employer who has received a certificate of tax credit from the Department shall be allowed a credit against the tax imposed equal to the amount shown on such certificate of tax credit. Provides that if the taxpayer is a partnership or Subchapter S corporation the credit shall be allowed to the partners or shareholders in accordance with the determination of income and distributive share of income as provided under specified provisions of the Internal Revenue Code. Makes other changes. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2023, a taxpayer who has been awarded a credit under the Recovery and Mental Health Tax Credit Act is entitled to a credit against the tax imposed under specified provisions of the Illinois Income Tax Act.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 5
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 2205/2205-40 new

Removes the amendatory changes made to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services Law requiring the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to take all necessary action to ensure that proposed modifications, additions, deletions, or amendments to the healthcare and behavioral healthcare (mental health and substance use disorder) provisions of the Illinois Public Aid Code are announced, shared, disseminated, and explained prior to the Department undertaking such proposed modifications, if legally possible.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Further amends the Clinical Psychologist Licensing Act. In a provision suspending the requirements under the Act for restoration of an inactive or expired clinical psychologist license, provides that an individual may not restore his or her license more than once. Further amends the Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act. In a provision suspending the requirements under the Act for restoration of an inactive or expired clinical social worker license, provides that an individual may not restore his or her license more than once. Removes a provision exempting individuals applying for a clinical social worker license who are licensed in another jurisdiction from submitting proof of passage of the examination for the practice of clinical social work as authorized by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Further amends the Professional Counselor and Clinical Professional Counselor Licensing and Practice Act. In a provision suspending the requirements under the Act for restoration of an inactive or expired clinical professional counselor license, provides that an individual may not restore his or her license more than once. Makes other changes.

House Floor Amendment No. 3
Adds reference to:
210 ILCS 49/1-102

Further amends the Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013. Defines the term "APRN". Provides that, for purposes of the Act, any required psychiatric visit to a consumer may be conducted by an APRN or by a physician.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/19/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura Fine
  1/19/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/19/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/1/2022SenateAssigned to Behavioral and Mental Health
  2/7/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura Fine
  2/7/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/7/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/7/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  2/8/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Behavioral and Mental Health
  2/8/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  2/8/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/8/2022SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  2/9/2022SenateDo Pass as Amended Behavioral and Mental Health; 009-001-000
  2/9/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 10, 2022
  2/9/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/10/2022SenateSecond Reading
  2/10/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 15, 2022
  2/10/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/10/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  2/17/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura Fine
  2/17/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  2/17/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura Fine
  2/17/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  2/18/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura Fine
  2/18/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Assignments
  2/22/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Behavioral and Mental Health
  2/22/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Behavioral and Mental Health
  2/22/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8 (b-1), the following amendments will remain in the Committee on Assignments.
  2/22/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura Fine
  2/22/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Assignments
  2/22/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Behavioral and Mental Health; 010-000-000
  2/22/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommend Do Adopt Behavioral and Mental Health; 010-000-000
  2/23/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Be Approved for Consideration Assignments
  2/23/2022SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  2/23/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Fine
  2/23/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted; Fine
  2/23/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 5 Adopted; Fine
  2/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  2/23/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 4 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  2/23/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  2/24/2022HouseArrived in House
  2/24/2022HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  2/24/2022HouseFirst Reading
  2/24/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2022HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  3/8/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/9/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  3/9/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  3/9/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  3/9/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patrick J. Joyce
  3/9/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzy Glowiak Hilton
  3/9/2022HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  3/9/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/9/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  3/10/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  3/10/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/11/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  3/17/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Appropriations-Human Services Committee; 023-000-000
  3/17/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/18/2022HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/21/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  3/21/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/21/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan McConchie
  3/22/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  3/24/2022HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/24/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Appropriations-Human Services Committee; 022-000-000
  3/25/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/25/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/28/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/29/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/29/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/29/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  3/29/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/29/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/30/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  3/31/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Recommends Be Adopted Appropriations-Human Services Committee; 020-000-000
  3/31/2022HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/31/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Adopted
  3/31/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/31/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  3/31/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/31/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Kelly
  3/31/2022HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  3/31/2022HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  4/1/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  4/1/2022SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 3
  4/1/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1, 3 - April 4, 2022
  4/4/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Laura Fine
  4/4/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  4/4/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Laura Fine
  4/4/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  4/4/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Behavioral and Mental Health
  4/4/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Behavioral and Mental Health
  4/5/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Behavioral and Mental Health; 006-000-000
  4/5/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Behavioral and Mental Health; 006-000-000
  4/5/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donald P. DeWitte
  4/6/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Doris Turner
  4/8/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  4/8/2022SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  4/8/2022SenateSenate Concurs
  4/8/2022SenatePassed Both Houses
  4/18/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/27/2022SenateSent to the Governor
  5/10/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Eric Mattson
  6/10/2022SenateGovernor Approved
  6/10/2022SenateEffective Date June 10, 2022
  6/10/2022SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-1053
  7/19/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy

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