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91_HB1399 LRB9103386SMdv 1 AN ACT to amend the Children's Health Insurance Program 2 Act by changing Section 20. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Children's Health Insurance Program Act 6 is amended by changing Section 20 as follows: 7 (215 ILCS 106/20) 8 (Section scheduled to be repealed on June 30, 2001) 9 Sec. 20. Eligibility. 10 (a) To be eligible for this Program, a person must be a 11 person who has a child eligible under this Act and who is 12 eligible under a waiver of federal requirements pursuant to 13 an application made pursuant to subdivision (a)(1) of Section 14 40 of this Act or who is a child who: 15 (1) is a child who is not eligible for medical 16 assistance; 17 (2) is a child whose annual household income, as 18 determined by the Department, is above 133% of the 19 federal poverty level and at or below 185% of the federal 20 poverty level; 21 (3) is a resident of the State of Illinois; and 22 (4) is a child who is either a United States 23 citizen or included in one of the following categories of 24 non-citizens: 25 (A) unmarried dependent children of either a 26 United States Veteran honorably discharged or a 27 person on active military duty; 28 (B) refugees under Section 207 of the 29 Immigration and Nationality Act; 30 (C) asylees under Section 208 of the 31 Immigration and Nationality Act; -2- LRB9103386SMdv 1 (D) persons for whom deportation has been 2 withheld under Section 243(h) of the Immigration 3 and Nationality Act; 4 (E) persons granted conditional entry under 5 Section 203(a)(7) of the Immigration and Nationality 6 Act as in effect prior to April 1, 1980; 7 (F) persons lawfully admitted for permanent 8 residence under the Immigration and Nationality Act; 9 and 10 (G) parolees, for at least one year, under 11 Section 212(d)(5) of the Immigration and Nationality 12 Act. 13 Those children who are in the categories set forth in 14 subdivisions (4)(F) and (4)(G) of this subsection, who enter 15 the United States on or after August 22, 1996, shall not be 16 eligible for 5 years beginning on the date the child entered 17 the United States. 18 (b) A child who is determined to be eligible for 19 assistance shall remain eligible for 12 months, provided the 20 child maintains his or her residence in the State, has not 21 yet attained 19 years of age, and is not excluded pursuant to 22 subsection (c). Eligibility shall be re-determined by the 23 Department at least annually. 24 (c) A child shall not be eligible for coverage under 25 this Program if: 26 (1) the premium required pursuant to Section 30 of 27 this Act has not been paid. If the required premiums are 28 not paid the liability of the Program shall be limited to 29 benefits incurred under the Program for the time period 30 for which premiums had been paid. If the required 31 monthly premium is not paid, the child shall be 32 ineligible for re-enrollment for a minimum period of 3 33 months. Re-enrollment shall be completed prior to the 34 next covered medical visit and the first month's required -3- LRB9103386SMdv 1 premium shall be paid in advance of the next covered 2 medical visit. The Department shall promulgate rules 3 regarding grace periods, notice requirements, and hearing 4 procedures pursuant to this subsection; or 5 (2) the child is an inmate of a public institution 6 or a patient in an institution for mental diseases.
; or7 (3) the child is a member of a family that is8 eligible for health benefits covered under the State of9 Illinois health benefits plan on the basis of a member's10 employment with a public agency.11 (Source: P.A. 90-736, eff. 8-12-98.)
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