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 Bill Status of SB2047  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  KIDCARE-MEDICAID-ASSET LIMITS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Carole Pankau - Kirk W. Dillard - Kyle McCarter

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 106/20
215 ILCS 106/40
215 ILCS 170/20
305 ILCS 5/8A-6from Ch. 23, par. 8A-6


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children's Health Insurance Program Act, the Covering ALL KIDS Health Insurance Act, and the Illinois Public Aid Code. In connection with eligibility for the KidCare and Covering ALL KIDS programs, sets an asset limit of $10,000, excluding the value of the child's residence and the value of a vehicle (other than a recreational vehicle) used for transportation. Makes changes concerning the reporting of changes in income and other circumstances that affect eligibility, and provides that a failure to report is a Class A misdemeanor with a maximum fine of $10,000 under the public assistance fraud provisions of the Illinois Public Aid Code; also provides for repayment of an amount equal to benefits that were wrongly received. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to promulgate rules necessary to implement the changes made by this amendatory Act. Further provides that the Department shall implement these rules by January 1, 2012. Makes the reporting, penalty, and rulemaking provisions also applicable to the FamilyCare program under the Children's Health Insurance Program Act. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Carole Pankau
  2/10/2011SenateChief Co-Sponsor 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; - 3/14/2011 - Held
  3/18/2011SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 8, 2011
  4/8/2011SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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