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 Bill Status of HB1987  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Frank J. Mautino - Dan Brady

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
35 ILCS 5/203from Ch. 120, par. 2-203
35 ILCS 5/218 new
215 ILCS 5/Art. XLV heading new
215 ILCS 5/1500 new
215 ILCS 5/1505 new
215 ILCS 5/1510 new
215 ILCS 5/Art. XLVI heading new
215 ILCS 5/1600 new
215 ILCS 5/1605 new
215 ILCS 5/1610 new
215 ILCS 5/1615 new
215 ILCS 5/1620 new
215 ILCS 5/1625 new
215 ILCS 5/1630 new
215 ILCS 5/1635 new
215 ILCS 5/1640 new
215 ILCS 5/1645 new
215 ILCS 5/1650 new
215 ILCS 5/1655 new
215 ILCS 134/90
215 ILCS 134/90.1 new
305 ILCS 5/5-26 new
215 ILCS 5/Art. XIXB rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Consumer Choice of Benefits Plan Act. Provides that an insurer may offer one or more Consumer Choice of Benefits Health Plans, which are defined as an accident or health insurance policy that, in whole of in part, does not provide state-mandated health benefits, but provides creditable coverage as defined in the Illinois Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. Sets out the requirements for Consumer Choice of Benefits Health Insurance Plans. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Creates an employer health insurance contribution credit. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Creates a new Article establishing the Illinois Innovative Insurance Solutions Law. Provides that the purpose of the Article is to establish the Illinois Innovative Solutions Program where health insurance carriers develop and submit to the Director of Insurance different proposals to increase Illinois residents' access to health care coverage. Creates a new Article establishing the Illinois Health Insurance Premium Assistance Program. Provides that eligible persons may apply to the program in order to obtain rebates to pay for health insurance premiums. Amends the Managed Care Reform and Patient Rights Act. Provides that the Office of Consumer Health Insurance shall perform certain tasks related to a public awareness campaign concerning health coverage information. Creates a task force to carry out the public awareness campaign. Repeals the Small Employer Group Health Insurance Law of the Illinois Insurance Code. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note (Financial & Professional Regulation)
 HB 1987 has a total fiscal impact of $352,636.00 to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation due to the need to hire five additional headcount titled Account Clerk I, Insurance Analyst 2, (two positions), Insurance Analyst 4 and Actuary I. These positions are needed in order to carry out the anticipated additional work load associated with the proposals as described in this legislation.

DateChamber Action
  2/23/2007HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Frank J. Mautino
  2/26/2007HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2007HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  3/13/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  3/13/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Insurance Committee; 018-000-001
  3/14/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/21/2007HouseFiscal Note Filed
  4/27/2007HouseThird Reading/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 3, 2007
  5/3/2007HouseThird Reading/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 10, 2007
  5/10/2007HouseThird Reading/Final Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 18, 2007
  5/18/2007HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 25, 2007
  5/25/2007HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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