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 Bill Status of SB2561  94th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Mattie Hunter - Martin A. Sandoval - M. Maggie Crotty, Kwame Raoul and Iris Y. Martinez

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Healthy Illinois Act. Contains only a short title provision.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 3960/3from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1153
20 ILCS 3960/12from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1162
30 ILCS 105/5.663 new
215 ILCS 5/144.3 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Healthy Illinois Act. Establishes the Healthy Illinois Authority to arrange for the provision of comprehensive, affordable health care coverage to eligible businesses, the self-employed, and eligible individuals on a voluntary basis through the Healthy Illinois Plan. Sets forth powers and duties of the Authority. Creates the Healthy Illinois Authority Fund. Creates the Healthy Illinois Plan to provide health benefits coverage. Requires contributions to the costs of the plan by employers and enrollees. Provides for subsidies and windfall profit assessments. Creates the Healthy Illinois Quality Forum and sets forth duties of the Forum. Requires the Authority to create the Health Resource Plan to set forth a comprehensive and coordinated approach to the development of health care resources and facilities in the State. Requires health care practitioners, hospitals, and health insurance carriers to report certain information to the Authority. Amends the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act to include a definition of "Health Resource Plan" and to require the Health Facilities Planning Board to take into account the Health Resource Plan when developing health care facility plans. Amends the State Finance Act to create the Healthy Illinois Authority Fund. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Sets forth requirements for making and changing health insurance rates, filing the rates, and public hearings. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/20/2006SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson
  1/20/2006SenateFirst Reading
  1/20/2006SenateReferred to Rules
  2/8/2006SenateAssigned to Health & Human Services
  2/8/2006SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/9/2006SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/9/2006SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  2/9/2006SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson
  2/9/2006SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  2/9/2006SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  2/14/2006SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health & Human Services
  2/14/2006SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  2/15/2006SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  2/16/2006SenateDo Pass as Amended Health & Human Services; 007-004-000
  2/16/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 22, 2006
  2/27/2006SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/2/2006SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Extended to January 9, 2007
  6/4/2006SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Rules
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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