Bill Status of HB6304 99th General Assembly
Short Description: CONTINUUM OF CARE-DD-LICENSE
Rep. Jim Durkin - Michael P. McAuliffe - Patricia R. Bellock - Ron Sandack, Christine Winger, David McSweeney, Frances Ann Hurley and Thomas Morrison
(Sen. Michael Connelly - Christine Radogno)
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Continuum of Care Services for the Developmentally Disabled Act. Creates a license for continuum of care facilities that serve individuals with developmental disabilities. Defines terms. Requires the Director of Human Services, in consultation and coordination with the Director of Public Health and Director of Healthcare and Family Services as necessary, to develop a licensure system for continuum of care facilities in accordance with specified purposes. Requires the Director of Human Services to adopt rules to establish the licensure system. Requires applicants for continuum of care licenses to submit continuum of care plans that meet specified criteria to the Director of Human Services. Requires the Director of Human Services, acting as appropriate through or in coordination with the Director of Public Health, to ensure licensees meet specified requirements. Contains provisions concerning the effects of situations that may impact or change a facility's license. Requires the Director of Human Services and Director of Healthcare and Family Services to ensure reimbursements from State and federal sources going to eligible continuum of care facilities meet specified requirements. Amends the Department of Healthcare and Family Services Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Director of Healthcare and Family Services, in collaboration and coordination with the Director of Human Services, shall develop and submit a request for a waiver pursuant to the federal Social Security Act for the continuum of care license program.