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 Bill Status of HB0355  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Sidney H. Mathias - Elizabeth Coulson - Michael Tryon - Eileen Lyons

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Illinois Consumer-Directed Care Act. Requires the Illinois Department on Aging, in conjunction with the Illinois Department of Public Aid, the Illinois Department of Public Health, and the Illinois Department of Human Services, to establish the consumer-directed care program as a demonstration program. Provides eligibility requirements for those enrolled in the program. Provides that consumers enrolled in the program shall be given a monthly budget allowance based on the results of their assessed functional needs and the financial resources of the program. Provides that consumers may use the budget allowance to pay only for home and community-based services that meet the consumer's long-term care needs and that are a cost-efficient use of funds. Sets forth the roles and responsibilities for consumers, State agencies, and fiscal intermediaries in administrating the program. Requires that all persons who render care under this Act must comply with the requirements of the Health Care Worker Background Check Act. Requires the Department on Aging to submit an annual report to the General Assembly. Repeals the Act on January 1, 2010.

DateChamber Action
  1/21/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  1/26/2005HouseFirst Reading
  1/26/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/26/2005HouseAssigned to Aging Committee
  3/10/2005HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  3/16/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Tryon
  3/16/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eileen Lyons
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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