Bill Status of HB4656  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  COMMISSION ON LGBTQ AGING

House Sponsors
Rep. Lakesia Collins - Delia C. Ramirez - Carol Ammons, Bob Morgan, Anne Stava-Murray, Michelle Mussman, Robyn Gabel, Kathleen Willis, Lindsey LaPointe, Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz and Dagmara Avelar

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/4/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 105/3from Ch. 23, par. 6103
20 ILCS 105/3.12 new
20 ILCS 105/3.13 new
20 ILCS 105/7.01from Ch. 23, par. 6107.01
20 ILCS 105/7.09from Ch. 23, par. 6107.09
20 ILCS 105/8.10 new
20 ILCS 105/8.11 new
20 ILCS 105/8.12 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Act on the Aging. In provisions concerning the Council on Aging, provides that at least 7 citizen members shall represent underrepresented communities, including, but not limited to: one member who is a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or queer individual; one member who is a transgender or gender-expansive individual; one member who is an African-American or Black individual; and one member who is an Asian-American or Pacific Islander individual. Creates the Illinois Commission on LGBTQ Aging to investigate, analyze, and study the health, housing, financial, psychosocial, home-and-community-based services, assisted living, and long-term care needs of LGBTQ older adults and their caregivers. Requires the Commission to make recommendations to improve access to benefits, services, and supports for LGBTQ older adults and their caregivers. Requires the Commission to: examine the impact of State and local laws, policies, and regulations on LGBTQ older adults and make recommendations to ensure equitable access, treatment, care and benefits, and overall quality of life; and examine strategies to increase provider awareness of the needs of LGBTQ older adults and their caregivers and to improve the competence of and access to treatment, services, and ongoing care, including preventive care; and carry out other duties. Contains provisions concerning: members appointed to the Commission; Commission meetings and reports; an LGBTQ Older Adult Advocate to advocate for LGBTQ older adults and older adults living with HIV who experience barriers to accessing and utilizing services; an LGBTQ Older Adult Curriculum and Training Program; and other matters. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/20/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lakesia Collins
  1/21/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/21/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2022HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  2/2/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  2/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  2/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  2/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  2/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  2/2/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 009-006-000
  2/2/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  2/9/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  2/22/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/22/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/22/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  2/24/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  3/4/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee