SCOTT-MEYER-MCGUIRE-GRANBERG-KOSEL, SKINNER, GIGLIO,
MULLIGAN, FLOWERS, DART AND O'BRIEN.
HOME MODIFICATION ACT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Home Modification for Prevention of
Institutionalization Act. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the
Illinois Department of Human Services shall establish a Home
Modification Grant and Loan Program under which persons age 60 or over
and persons with disabilities shall be eligible for grants or loans or
both under the Home Modification Grant and Loan Program if they have
functional limitations for which some modification of their dwelling
is required, they have limited resources, and they meet other
criteria. Creates the Advisory Committee for the Home Modification
Grant and Loan Program to advise the Secretary of Human Services on
policies and procedures under which the Program shall operate.
FISCAL NOTE (Department of Human Services)
At a minimum, the estimated $1 million expense in FY2000 could
increase by $2 million to serve the senior population. Admini-
strative expenses would be an additional estimated $200,000.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything and reinserts similar provisions, except:
provides that the Program shall have 2 components; provides that one
component shall be administered by the Department of Human Services
and the other component shall be administered by the Department on
Aging; provides that the Department of Human Services and the
Department on Aging shall cooperate in the overall administration of
the Program; sets forth categories of persons eligible for each
component; changes membership of the Advisory Committee; and makes
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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