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 Bill Status of HB3696  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  DHS-MENTAL HLTH-WAGE INCREASE

House Sponsors
Rep. Robyn Gabel

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1705/55.5 new
305 ILCS 5/5-5.4i new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to establish reimbursement rates that build toward livable wages for front-line personnel in residential and day programs and service coordination agencies that serve persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including, but not limited to, intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities, community-integrated living arrangements, developmental training and employment programs, and other residential and day programs for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities that are supported by State funds or funding under Title XIX of the Social Security Act. Requires the Department to increase rates and reimbursements so that direct support persons earn a base wage of not less than $15 per hour and so that other front-line personnel earn a commensurate wage. Defines "front-line personnel". Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for all facilities licensed by the Department of Public Health under the ID/DD Community Care Act as intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities and under the MC/DD Act as medically complex for the developmentally disabled facilities, the payment rate shall be increased to fund rates and reimbursements so that direct support persons earn a base wage of not less than $15 per hour and so that other front-line personnel earn a commensurate wage.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/10/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2017HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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