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 Bill Status of HB2084  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  MHDD SERVICE PLAN TASK FORCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Fred Crespo - Esther Golar - Keith Farnham - Sandra M. Pihos - Patricia R. Bellock, Michael J. Zalewski, Elizabeth Hernandez, Michelle Mussman and Linda Chapa LaVia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Michael Noland - Dan Kotowski - M. Maggie Crotty)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/18/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0438

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1705/18.6 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Creates the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Services Strategic Planning Task Force for the purpose of developing a five-year comprehensive strategic plan for the State's mental health services. Provides that the plan shall address certain issues impacting mental health and developmental disabilities services including reducing regulatory redundancy, improving access to care, and maintaining financial viability for providers that is cost neutral or saves the State money. Contains provisions concerning the composition of the Task Force; appointments; compensation; and reporting requirements. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts similar provisions, but with the following changes: Changes the composition of the Task Force by removing Governor appointments. Changes the composition of the Task Force by including 6 representatives of the mental health providers and community stakeholders selected from names submitted by associates representing the various types of providers (rather than one representative of mental health providers and stakeholders), and by eliminating one representative of consumers of developmental disabilities services. Adds to the list of topics the Task Force shall address in its 5-year strategic plan the topic of (i) providing sufficient home and community-based services to give consumers real options in care settings; (ii) ensuring care is effective, efficient, and appropriate regardless of the setting in which it is provided; (iii) ensuring quality of care in all care settings via the use of appropriate clinical outcomes; and (iv) ensuring hospitalizations and institutional care, when necessary, is available to meet demand now and in the future. Provides that the Task Force shall convene quarterly meetings to monitor progress, review outcomes, and make ongoing recommendations during the implementation of the 5-year strategic plan. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts similar provisions, but with the following changes: Changes the composition of the Task Force by (i) increasing the number of appointed members from the General Assembly; (ii) adding one representative of the Illinois Children's Mental Health Partnership; (iii) adding three representatives of the consumer community; (iv) adding an individual from a union representing State employees providing services to persons with mental illness; (v) adding one academic specialist in mental health outcomes, research, and evidence-based practices; and (vi) removing one representative of consumers of mental health services. Provides that the Task Force shall also work in conjunction with the Department of Human Services' Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse to ensure effective treatment for those who are dually diagnosed with both mental illness as well as substance abuse challenges. Provides that within one year after recommendations for the State's mental health services are presented by the Task Force to the Governor and the General Assembly, the General Assembly shall vote on whether the recommendations should become law. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that the Task Forces' quarterly meetings shall be subject to appropriation. Provides that the new provisions shall repeal on December 31, 2019.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  2/22/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2011HouseAssigned to Disability Services Committee
  3/3/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  3/9/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  3/11/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  3/11/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/14/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  3/15/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Disability Services Committee
  3/16/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Disability Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/16/2011HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Disability Services Committee; 005-000-000
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  3/17/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/17/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/31/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Fred Crespo
  3/31/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/4/2011HouseHouse 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 110-000-000
  4/7/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/7/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/7/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/7/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 8, 2011
  4/7/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  4/8/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/8/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Kotowski
  4/27/2011SenateAssigned to Human Services
  5/5/2011SenateDo Pass Human Services; 009-000-000
  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
  5/10/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael Noland
  5/10/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/12/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  5/13/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Human Services; 006-000-000
  5/17/2011SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/17/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Noland
  5/17/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 18, 2011
  5/17/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  5/18/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-001-000
  5/18/2011HouseArrived in House
  5/18/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/18/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Fred Crespo
  5/18/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/27/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/28/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 106-000-000
  5/28/2011HousePassed Both Houses
  6/24/2011HouseSent to the Governor
  8/18/2011HouseGovernor Approved
  8/18/2011HouseEffective Date August 18, 2011
  8/18/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0438

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