Bill Status of HB4597  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. William Delgado - Eddie Washington, Constance A. Howard, Patricia R. Bellock, Annazette Collins, Sara Feigenholtz, Rosemary Mulligan and Cynthia Soto

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/12-4.36 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services (DHS), with the advice of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, shall work with the Social Services Advisory Council to develop outcome measures, data-based performance indicators, and annual reports in connection with the various programs that support the work effort of lower-income workers, including TANF, Medicaid, General Assistance, Food Stamps, and KidCare. Sets forth performance indicators to be used in connection with the outcome measures of (i) the extent to which the estimated population of eligible people and families under each of the programs is enrolled in the program and utilizes features of the program and (ii) the extent to which DHS local offices and staff deliver quality services and administer the programs consistently with the Department's established policies and procedures. Requires DHS to conduct an annual hearing on the administration of work support programs at the local office level not later than September of each year. Requires DHS to prepare an annual report and present it to the General Assembly on October 1, 2006. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note (Department of Human Services)
 Cost: Impact difficult to quantify

 Fiscal Note (Illinois Department of Public Health)
 House Bill 4597 will have no fiscal impact upon the Illinois Department of Public Health.

DateChamber Action
  1/11/2006HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. William Delgado
  1/11/2006HouseFirst Reading
  1/11/2006HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/18/2006HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  1/24/2006HouseFiscal Note Filed
  1/25/2006HouseFiscal Note Filed
  1/31/2006HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  1/31/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  1/31/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/2/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Annazette Collins
  2/2/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/2/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  2/2/2006HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  2/17/2006HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die