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 Bill Status of HB4219  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Ron Stephens - Mike Bost - Randy Ramey, Jr. - Jerry L. Mitchell - Renée Kosel, Patricia R. Bellock, Robert W. Pritchard, Jim Sacia, Sidney H. Mathias and Donald L. Moffitt

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
305 ILCS 5/11-22from Ch. 23, par. 11-22
305 ILCS 5/11-22afrom Ch. 23, par. 11-22a
305 ILCS 5/11-22bfrom Ch. 23, par. 11-22b
305 ILCS 5/11-22cfrom Ch. 23, par. 11-22c
330 ILCS 126/Act rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Military Emergency Direct Insurance Contingency Act. Creates the Military Emergency Direct Insurance Contingency Program under the Act. Provides for administration of the program by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Sets forth eligibility requirements for veterans. Requires the Department to purchase or provide health care benefits for eligible veterans that are identical to the benefits provided to adults under the State's Medicaid program, except for nursing facility services and non-emergency transportation. Includes provisions for co-payments and monthly premiums for health care services. Gives the Department a charge upon claims and causes of action and a right of subrogation, and gives the Department the right to recover the reasonable value of benefits provided. Requires an annual report to the General Assembly by January 1 of each year beginning in 2010. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code to add cross-references to the Military Emergency Direct Insurance Contingency Act. Repeals the Veterans' Health Insurance Program Act of 2008. Repeals the Military Emergency Direct Insurance Contingency Act on January 1, 2013. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/27/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ron Stephens
  2/27/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/27/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  2/27/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy Ramey, Jr.
  2/27/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  3/4/2009HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  3/12/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/13/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/20/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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