Bill Status of HB0584  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DHS-DIAPER ALLOWANCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Lakesia Collins - Mary E. Flowers - Barbara Hernandez, Kelly M. Cassidy, Lindsey LaPointe and Denyse Wang Stoneback

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1305/10-75 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Human Services Act. Provides that a person is eligible for a diaper allowance of $30 per month per child if: the person's household income is at or below 50% of the federal poverty guidelines; the person is responsible for the welfare of a child 3 years of age or younger; and the child who is 3 years of age or younger receives medical assistance under the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the diaper allowance may be used only to purchase diapers and shall be issued through an electronic benefit transfer card. Provides that the diaper allowance is not considered income for purposes of determining eligibility or the amount of assistance for any public aid benefit provided under State law. Effective July 1, 2021.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/3/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lakesia Collins
  2/8/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/2/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/2/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/2/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  3/2/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Denyse Wang Stoneback
  3/3/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  3/11/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lakesia Collins
  3/11/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2021HouseRe-assigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  3/16/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  3/19/2021HouseTo Special Issues (AP) Subcommittee
  3/19/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 To Special Issues (AP) Subcommittee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(c) / Re-referred to Rules Committee