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 Bill Status of HB5969  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Sandra M. Pihos - Patricia R. Bellock - Paul D. Froehlich - Sidney H. Mathias - Elizabeth Coulson, Renée Kosel, Bob Biggins, Sandy Cole, Robert W. Pritchard, Karen May, Ruth Munson, Dennis M. Reboletti, Rosemary Mulligan, Ronald A. Wait, Michael P. McAuliffe, Carolyn H. Krause, Rich Brauer, Raymond Poe, Jil Tracy and Harry R. Ramey, Jr.

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Carole Pankau)

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-2from Ch. 23, par. 5-2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that in addition to the women who are eligible for medical assistance pursuant to the federal Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act of 2000, all uninsured women residing in Illinois who are at least 35 years of age but less than 65 years of age are eligible for medical assistance benefits that are consistent with the benefits provided to those other women. Provides that medical assistance coverage for these women is not dependent on federal approval, but federal moneys may be used to pay for services provided under that coverage upon federal approval. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that neither the Governor nor any agency or agency head under the jurisdiction of the Governor has any rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/15/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/21/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/21/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul D. Froehlich
  2/21/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/25/2008HouseAssigned to Health Care Availability and Access Committee
  3/4/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Health Care Availability and Access Committee
  3/4/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Health Care Availability and Access Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/4/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Health Care Availability and Access Committee; 011-000-000
  3/5/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  4/18/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 9, 2008
  5/9/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/15/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ronald A. Wait
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carolyn H. Krause
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  5/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry R. Ramey, Jr.
  5/20/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  5/20/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading May 21, 2008
  5/30/2008SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Carole Pankau
  5/31/2008SenateFirst Reading
  5/31/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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