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 Bill Status of HB1656  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  THIRD PARTY NON GOVT ENT

House Sponsors
Rep. Patricia R. Bellock

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Mattie Hunter )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/22/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0172

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/12-4.44 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Administration Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services and the Department of Human Services are authorized to contract with third-party, nongovernmental entities for administrative functions related to medical assistance applicant eligibility determinations and ongoing caseload support. Effective July 1, 2011.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, with the cooperation of the Department of Human Services, shall provide a report to the General Assembly by January 1, 2012, regarding the feasibility and potential consequences of centralizing administrative functions, to the extent allowable under federal law, for applicants applying only for medical assistance. The report shall include, but need not be limited to, an analysis of centralizing administrative functions in a statewide or regional centers administered by either public or private entities, and an analysis of the impact of removing medical assistance only cases from the caseload assigned to employees in local Department of Human Services field offices that accept and process applications for benefits. Effective July 1, 2011.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/15/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2011HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/15/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/15/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 011-000-000
  3/16/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/29/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/29/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/30/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/6/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/6/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/6/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-000-000
  4/7/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/7/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 8, 2011
  4/8/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/11/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/11/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2011SenateAssigned to Human Services
  5/5/2011SenatePostponed - Human Services
  5/10/2011SenateDo Pass Human Services; 007-000-000
  5/10/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 11, 2011
  5/12/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/12/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/17/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  5/18/2011SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2011
  5/19/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  5/19/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  5/19/2011HousePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2011HouseSent to the Governor
  7/22/2011HouseGovernor Approved
  7/22/2011HouseEffective Date July 22, 2011
  7/22/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0172

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