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 Bill Status of SB2424  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  REGULATION-TECH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather A. Steans

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/11/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 12, 2018

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 42/1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Continuum of Care Services for the Developmentally Disabled Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
210 ILCS 42/1
Adds reference to:
405 ILCS 80/Art. VII-A heading new
405 ILCS 80/7A-1 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Developmental Disability and Mental Disability Services Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish the Diversion from Institutionalization Home Program consisting of at least 6 homes in various locations in the State. Provides that: (1) the Diversion from Institutionalization Home Model shall serve individuals with intellectual disabilities or developmental disabilities who are at-risk of institutionalization due to significant behavioral challenges, some with a dual diagnosis of mental illness, for a period ranging from one to 2 years, or longer if appropriate for the individual; (2) the Program shall be regulated in accordance with the community-integrated living arrangement guidelines; (3) each home shall support no more than 4 residents, each having his or her own bedroom; (4) if, at any point, an individual, his or her guardian, or family caregivers, in conjunction with the provider and clinical staff, believe the individual is capable of participating in other community residential options, those opportunities shall be offered as they become available; (5) providers shall be experienced and qualified to serve the population target by the Program; (6) participating Program providers and the Department shall participate in an ongoing collaborative whereby best practices and treatment experiences would be shared; (7) home locations shall be proposed by the provider in collaboration with other community stakeholders; (8) staffing and financial resources shall be adequate to meet the needs of the individuals served, including their mental health needs; (9) the staffing model shall allow for a high level of community integration and engagement and family involvement; and (10) appropriate day services, staff training priorities, and home modifications shall be incorporated into the Program model. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/30/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  1/30/2018SenateFirst Reading
  1/30/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/4/2018SenateAssigned to Human Services
  4/4/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/4/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/10/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  4/10/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/11/2018SenateDo Pass as Amended Human Services; 007-000-000
  4/11/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 12, 2018

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