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 Bill Status of SB3718  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  DHFS-GROUND AMBULANCE SRVICE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Don Harmon - Antonio Muñoz

House Sponsors
(Rep. Patricia R. Bellock - Donald L. Moffitt - Lisa M. Dugan - Frank J. Mautino - Lou Lang, Sidney H. Mathias, Michael W. Tryon, Ann Williams, Mary E. Flowers, Randy Ramey, Jr., Franco Coladipietro, Michael G. Connelly, Kay Hatcher, Timothy L. Schmitz, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Darlene J. Senger, Dennis M. Reboletti, Chris Nybo, Joe Sosnowski, Dan Brady, Sandra M. Pihos, Renée Kosel, William Cunningham, Angelo Saviano, Robert Rita and Robert W. Pritchard)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/20/2012SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0842

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-4.2from Ch. 23, par. 5-4.2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that beginning 90 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act, (i) no denial of a request for approval for payment of non-emergency transportation by means of ground ambulance service, and (ii) no approval of non-emergency transportation by means of ground ambulance service at a level of service that entitles the ground ambulance service provider to a lower level of compensation from the Department of Healthcare and Family Services than would have been received at the level of service requested by the ground ambulance service provider, may be issued by the Department or its agent except pursuant to criteria established by administrative rules adopted pursuant to the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that (i) no denial of a request for approval for payment of non-emergency transportation by means of ground ambulance service, and (ii) no approval of non-emergency transportation by means of ground ambulance service at a level of service that entitles the ground ambulance service provider to a lower level of compensation from the Department of Healthcare and Family Services than would have been received at the level of service submitted (rather than requested) by the ground ambulance service provider, may be issued by the Department or its agent unless the Department has submitted the criteria for determining the appropriateness of the transport for first notice publication in the Illinois Register pursuant to the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act (rather than may be issued by the Department or its agent except pursuant to criteria established by administrative rules adopted pursuant to the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2012SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  2/10/2012SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/24/2012SenateAssigned to Human Services
  3/1/2012SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  3/7/2012SenateDo Pass Human Services; 005-000-000
  3/7/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 8, 2012
  3/8/2012SenateSecond Reading
  3/8/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 21, 2012
  3/29/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  3/29/2012HouseArrived in House
  3/29/2012HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/29/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/29/2012HouseFirst Reading
  3/29/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/16/2012HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  4/18/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  4/18/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  4/18/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/20/2012HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/20/2012HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/20/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  4/20/2012HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  4/26/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Frank J. Mautino
  4/26/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  4/26/2012HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Lou Lang
  5/2/2012HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 011-000-000
  5/2/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/2/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  5/2/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  5/2/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  5/2/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  5/2/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  5/2/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy Ramey, Jr.
  5/2/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  5/2/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael G. Connelly
  5/2/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  5/2/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Timothy L. Schmitz
  5/2/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  5/2/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Darlene J. Senger
  5/2/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  5/9/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Nybo
  5/9/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  5/10/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  5/11/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/11/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/15/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-000-000
  5/21/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/21/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  5/21/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  5/21/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. William Cunningham
  5/23/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelo Saviano
  5/23/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Rita
  5/25/2012HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2012
  5/26/2012HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  5/26/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-000-001
  5/28/2012SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/28/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 29, 2012
  5/28/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Don Harmon
  5/28/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Human Services
  5/29/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Human Services; 009-000-000
  5/30/2012SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 054-000-000
  5/30/2012SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2012SenateSent to the Governor
  7/20/2012SenateGovernor Approved
  7/20/2012SenateEffective Date July 20, 2012
  7/20/2012SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0842

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