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 Bill Status of SB3508  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  FRONT-LINE PERSONNEL-BASE WAGE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather A. Steans - Iris Y. Martinez - Mattie Hunter - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Patricia Van Pelt, John G. Mulroe, Andy Manar, Bill Cunningham, Kimberly A. Lightford, Cristina Castro, Daniel Biss, Pat McGuire, Scott M. Bennett, David Koehler, Michael E. Hastings, Kwame Raoul, Don Harmon, Terry Link and Julie A. Morrison

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1705/55.5 new
305 ILCS 5/5-5.4j new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish reimbursement rates that build toward livable wages for front-line personnel in residential and day programs and service coordination agencies serving persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including, but not limited to, intermediate care for the developmentally disabled facilities, medically complex for the developmentally disabled facilities, community-integrated living arrangements, community day services, employment, and other residential and day programs for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities supported by State funds or funding under Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act. Provides that the Department shall increase rates and reimbursements so that by July 1, 2018 direct support persons earn a base wage of not less than $13.50 per hour and so that other front-line personnel earn a commensurate wage, and by July 1, 2020, direct support persons earn a base wage of not less than $15 per hour and so that other front-line personnel earn a commensurate wage. Defines "front-line personnel". Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/16/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/16/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2018SenateAssigned to Human Services
  2/27/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  2/27/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Andy Manar
  2/27/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/27/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  2/27/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/28/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/28/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/28/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/28/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  2/28/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  2/28/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/14/2018SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/22/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/11/2018SenateDo Pass Human Services; 006-003-000
  4/11/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 12, 2018

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