Bill Status of HB0141 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: DHS-CHILD CARE-CO-PAYMENTS
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, Rita Mayfield, Nicholas K. Smith, Lakesia Collins, Debbie Meyers-Martin, Will Guzzardi, Joe Sosnowski, Margaret Croke, Camille Y. Lilly, Dave Vella, Kambium Buckner, William Davis, Lamont J. Robinson, Jr. and Sonya M. Harper
| 4/23/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2021, a family eligible for child care services whose income is at or below 185% of the most recent United States Department of Health and Human Services Federal Poverty Guidelines for the applicable family size shall pay a $1 monthly fee as a co-payment for child care services. Deletes a provision that: (i) requires the Department of Human Services to establish, by rule, a co-payment scale that provides for cost sharing by families that receive child care services, including parents whose only income is from assistance under this Code; and (ii) that require co-payments to be based on family income and family size and other factors as appropriate. Removes a provision that authorizes the Department to raise parent co-payments. Effective immediately.