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 Bill Status of SB2046  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  DHFS-PAYMNTS-BRAND NAME MEDS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dale A. Righter - Heather A. Steans - Kirk W. Dillard - Kyle McCarter and Pamela J. Althoff

House Sponsors
(Rep. Patricia R. Bellock - Jack D. Franks - Keith Farnham - Carol A. Sente - Linda Chapa LaVia)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/16/2011SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0426

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5.12from Ch. 23, par. 5-5.12


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services may by rule provide for reimbursement of the dispensing of a 90-day supply of a generic or brand name (rather than generic), non-narcotic maintenance medication in circumstances where it is cost effective.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  2/10/2011SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kyle McCarter
  2/10/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2011SenateAssigned to Human Services
  3/8/2011SenateTo Human Services Subcommittee on Special Issues
  3/10/2011SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Dale A. Righter
  3/10/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/10/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  3/15/2011SenateReported Back To Human Services; 003-000-000
  3/15/2011SenateDo Pass Human Services; 007-000-000
  3/15/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2011
  3/15/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/8/2011SenateSecond Reading
  4/8/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 11, 2011
  4/14/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/14/2011HouseArrived in House
  4/14/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/14/2011HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/14/2011HouseFirst Reading
  4/14/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/25/2011HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  5/11/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 011-000-000
  5/11/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/19/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  5/19/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  5/19/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/19/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  5/19/2011SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2011SenateSent to the Governor
  8/16/2011SenateGovernor Approved
  8/16/2011SenateEffective Date January 1, 2012
  8/16/2011SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0426

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