92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB4235
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Short description: 
DHS-CROSS DISABILITY DATABASE                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Department of Human Services Act and the Mental Health      
   and  Developmental  Disabilities  Administrative  Act.   Requires  the      
   Department of Human Services to contract with an entity experienced in      
   applied research to compile a cross-disability  database  of  disabled      
   Illinois  residents  who  are  potential beneficiaries under the "most      
   integrated setting" requirement of the Americans with Disabilities Act      
   as construed by the U.S. Supreme Court.   Requires  the  Secretary  of      
   Human  Services  to  appoint  a  panel to advise the Department on the      
   compilation.   Requires  the  Department  to  collect   and   maintain      
   statistical  information  on developmentally disabled persons who have      
   requested and are waiting for community based services financed by the      
   Department.  Effective immediately.                                         
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Further amends the Mental Health and  Developmental  Disabilities      
   Administrative  Act.  Provides that the information on persons waiting      
   for services shall include persons waiting for similar services funded      
   by the Department of Public Aid.  Combines  certain  items  listed  as      
   information  to  be  collected  and  maintained.  Provides that in the      
   collection and maintenance of the information, consideration shall  be      
   given  to  cost-effective appropriate care for the individuals waiting      
   for services.                                                               
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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