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 Bill Status of HB4714  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Constance A. Howard, Patricia R. Bellock, Karen A. Yarbrough, Mike Boland and Cynthia Soto

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Kwame Raoul)

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-3.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that an inmate of a penal institution maintained by the State or a unit of local government may qualify for medical assistance only after he or she has ceased to be an inmate of such an institution, but the inmate may apply for medical assistance in advance of his or her discharge or release from the institution. Provides that a recipient of medical assistance who becomes an inmate of a penal institution may be permitted a period of up to 30 days in the institution without suspension or termination of eligibility for medical assistance. Provides that within a reasonable time after the discharge or release of a person who was an inmate of a penal institution, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall redetermine the person's eligibility for medical assistance. 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
  1/30/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Constance A. Howard
  2/1/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/1/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2008HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/12/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Human Services Committee
  3/12/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/12/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 009-000-000
  3/13/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/2/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  4/8/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  4/8/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/9/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 066-049-000
  4/10/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  4/10/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 15, 2008
  4/29/2008SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  4/30/2008SenateFirst Reading
  4/30/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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