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 Bill Status of HB4936  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  MHDDAA-DHS-MENTAL HLTH PROFESS

House Sponsors
Rep. Tom Demmer - Patricia R. Bellock - Lou Lang - Gregory Harris

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Tim Bivins )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/31/2018HousePassed Both Houses

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1705/5.2 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that notwithstanding any State licensing law to the contrary, the Department of Human Services shall adopt rules, which shall be implemented within 6 months after the effective date of the bill, that would allow a person who has completed a psychiatric training program certification from any branch of the United States Armed Forces with at least one year of experience in a mental health setting to be recognized as a mental health professional for purposes of programs authorized or funded by the Department under the standards of practice and under the direction of a licensed mental health professional as authorized by the Department. Defines "licensed mental health professional".

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes definition of "licensed mental health professional".

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 1705/5.2 new
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/5-5.09 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to seek federal approval of an amendment to the Illinois Title XIX State Plan for the purpose of allowing a person who has completed a psychiatric training certification program from any branch of the United States Armed Forces and who has at least one year of experience in a mental health setting to be recognized as a mental health professional. Provides that upon receipt of federal approval, the Department shall adopt any necessary rules that would allow a person who has completed a psychiatric training certification program from any branch of the United States Armed Forces and who has at least one year of experience in a mental health setting to be recognized as a mental health professional for purposes of programs authorized or funded by the Department.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tom Demmer
  2/14/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/27/2018HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  3/7/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
  4/6/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Tom Demmer
  4/6/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/9/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health Care Licenses Committee
  4/10/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Health Care Licenses Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/10/2018HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 017-000-000
  4/10/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/19/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 104-000-000
  4/23/2018SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/23/2018SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Tim Bivins
  4/23/2018SenateFirst Reading
  4/23/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/1/2018SenateAssigned to Human Services
  5/9/2018SenateDo Pass Human Services; 009-000-000
  5/9/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2018
  5/15/2018SenateSecond Reading
  5/15/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 16, 2018
  5/18/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Tim Bivins
  5/18/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/21/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  5/22/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Human Services; 007-000-000
  5/24/2018SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/24/2018SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Bivins
  5/24/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/24/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  5/24/2018HouseArrived in House
  5/24/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/24/2018HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Tom Demmer
  5/24/2018HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/28/2018HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Health Care Licenses Committee
  5/30/2018HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Health Care Licenses Committee; 013-000-000
  5/31/2018HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 110-000-000
  5/31/2018HouseHouse Concurs
  5/31/2018HousePassed Both Houses

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