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 Bill Status of HB5904  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Patricia R. Bellock

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-20

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the permanent or semi-permanent member cards issued to individuals enrolled in the medical assistance program shall include safeguards to limit the unauthorized use of the medical card by an individual other than the member to whom the card has been issued; and that these safeguards shall include, but not be limited to, the use of a matrix barcode or related technology which allows a medical provider to access data, including identifying data and the medical history of the individual named on the card. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall be authorized to enter into contracts with other public and private sector entities to maximize the amount of information and data available to be accessed through the use of these cards. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/16/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2012HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/6/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/6/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/6/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  3/7/2012HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 011-000-000
  3/7/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/7/2012HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/9/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2012HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/30/2012HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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