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 Bill Status of SB0940  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  MENTAL DIS-COMMUNITY-BASED

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Thomas Cullerton - Laura M. Murphy - Kimberly A. Lightford, Cristina Castro, Daniel Biss, Heather A. Steans, Julie A. Morrison, Melinda Bush, Omar Aquino and Bill Cunningham

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/5/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
405 ILCS 80/Art. 12 heading new
405 ILCS 80/12-1 new
405 ILCS 80/12-5 new
405 ILCS 80/12-10 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Developmental Disability and Mental Disability Services Act. Provides for the transition to community-based services of persons over 18 years of age with developmental disabilities in the State who qualify for Medicaid Waiver services, who reside in intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities with 9 or more residents, and who affirmatively request to receive community-based services or placement in a community-based setting and persons with developmental disabilities in the State who qualify for Medicaid Waiver services, who reside in a family home, who are in need of community-based services or placement in a community-based setting, and who affirmatively request community-based services or placement in a community-based setting. Establishes a schedule for the transition to community-based services. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall oversee the transition of persons to receive community-based services or placement in a community-based setting. Provides that nothing in these provisions forces persons who do not want community-based services or placement to move, nor does it force providers to close beds or enter into downsizing agreements with the State against their will. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  2/7/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/7/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/9/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/15/2017SenateAssigned to Human Services
  2/17/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/22/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/6/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/7/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/8/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/8/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  3/16/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  3/17/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
  4/6/2017SenatePostponed - Human Services
  4/7/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
  5/5/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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