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 Bill Status of SB0660  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  VETERANS-TECH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael E. Hastings - Thomas Cullerton - Patricia Van Pelt - Melinda Bush, Omar Aquino, Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Bill Cunningham, Antonio Muņoz and William R. Haine

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/4/2017SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/6z-52
305 ILCS 5/11-22from Ch. 23, par. 11-22
305 ILCS 5/11-22afrom Ch. 23, par. 11-22a
305 ILCS 5/11-22bfrom Ch. 23, par. 11-22b
305 ILCS 5/11-22cfrom Ch. 23, par. 11-22c
330 ILCS 126/1
330 ILCS 126/3
330 ILCS 126/5
330 ILCS 126/10
330 ILCS 126/15


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Veterans' Health Insurance Program Act of 2008. Changes the short title of the Act to the Veterans' Supplemental Health Insurance Program Act of 2008. Makes conforming changes in the Illinois Public Aid Code and State Finance Act. Changes references in the Act from "Veterans' Health Insurance Program" to "Veterans' Supplemental Health Insurance Program". Provides that enrollment in the Program is limited to individuals at or below 200% of the federal poverty level (currently, enrollment is based on the availability of funds and may be capped based on the availability of funds appropriated for the Program). Makes conforming changes in eligibility provisions concerning household income requirements. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall adopt rules concerning covered services that must include dental preventative and restorative services. Removes a provision providing that the spouse of a veteran is ineligible for coverage under the Program for a minimum period of 3 months if the required monthly premium is not paid. Removes a provision stating that the Program is not an entitlement. Makes changes to provisions concerning legislative intent.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
30 ILCS 105/6z-52
305 ILCS 5/11-22from Ch. 23, par. 11-22
305 ILCS 5/11-22afrom Ch. 23, par. 11-22a
305 ILCS 5/11-22bfrom Ch. 23, par. 11-22b
305 ILCS 5/11-22cfrom Ch. 23, par. 11-22c
330 ILCS 126/1
330 ILCS 126/3
330 ILCS 126/5
330 ILCS 126/10
330 ILCS 126/15
Adds reference to:
330 ILCS 25/1from Ch. 126 1/2, par. 201

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Veterans' Employment Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/25/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  1/25/2017SenateFirst Reading
  1/25/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/1/2017SenateAssigned to Human Services
  2/15/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  2/15/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  2/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  2/17/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  2/21/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  2/21/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/22/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/27/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  2/28/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  3/1/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/1/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Human Services; 008-000-000
  3/1/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2017
  3/14/2017SenateSecond Reading
  3/14/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 15, 2017
  4/28/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  8/4/2017SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments

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