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 Bill Status of HB1077  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  PUB AID-JUDGMENTS-COLLECTION

House Sponsors
Rep. Chad Hays - Chapin Rose - Patricia R. Bellock

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Michael W. Frerichs )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/28/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0023

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 210/10
305 ILCS 5/12-4.43 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois State Collection Act of 1986. Exempts the Department of Healthcare and Family Services and the Department of Human Services from the requirements of the Act in regard to financial aid or health care benefits debts. Amends the Administration Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that upon entry of a judgment by a court of competent jurisdiction for repayment of any financial aid or health care benefits obtained by a person under the Code or under any Act administered by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services or the Department of Human Services for which that person was not eligible to receive, the Departments shall have the sole authority to let contracts with persons specializing in debt collection for the collection of the judgment amount. Provides that contracts shall be awarded by competitive sealed bidding in accordance with the Illinois Procurement Code and shall be awarded with reasonable promptness by written notice to the responsible and responsive bidder who bids the lowest contingency fee percentage.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
30 ILCS 210/10
305 ILCS 5/12-4.43 new
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/8A-2.5

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Extends the amount of time granted to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services regarding its report to the General Assembly on the number of fraud cases identified and pursued under the medical assistance program, and the fines assessed and collected.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/3/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Chapin Rose
  2/3/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/3/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2011HouseAssigned to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/7/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Chapin Rose
  3/7/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/8/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee
  3/9/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/9/2011HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary I - Civil Law Committee; 011-000-000
  3/9/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/28/2011HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Chad Hays
  3/28/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Chapin Rose
  4/1/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/1/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-000
  4/6/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/6/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 7, 2011
  4/7/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  4/8/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/8/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2011SenateAssigned to Human Services
  5/5/2011SenateDo Pass Human Services; 008-000-000
  5/5/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 6, 2011
  5/6/2011SenateSecond Reading
  5/6/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 10, 2011
  5/12/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/12/2011HousePassed Both Houses
  6/10/2011HouseSent to the Governor
  6/28/2011HouseGovernor Approved
  6/28/2011HouseEffective Date January 1, 2012
  6/28/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0023

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