92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB3491
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BUDGET IMPLEMENTATION-FY2002                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the FY2002 Budget Implementation Act.  Provides that  the      
   purpose  of  the Act is to make the changes in State programs that are      
   necessary to implement the Governor's FY2002  budget  recommendations.      
   Effective July 1, 2001.                                                     
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          5 ILCS 100/5-45                 from Ch. 127, par. 1005-45           
          30 ILCS 105/5.549 new                                                
          30 ILCS 105/5.550 new                                                
          30 ILCS 105/5.551 new                                                
          30 ILCS 105/6z-24                                                    
          30 ILCS 105/6z-52 new                                                
          30 ILCS 105/6z-53 new                                                
          30 ILCS 775/15                                                       
          30 ILCS 775/20                                                       
          30 ILCS 775/35 new                                                   
          30 ILCS 775/60                                                       
          30 ILCS 775/65                                                       
          305 ILCS 5/5-5.4                from Ch. 23, par. 5-5.4              
          305 ILCS 5/5-5.12a new                                               
          305 ILCS 5/12-4.34                                                   
          305 ILCS 5/12-9                 from Ch. 23, par. 12-9               
          320 ILCS 25/3.15                from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 403.15         
          325 ILCS 20/11                  from Ch. 23, par. 4161               
          325 ILCS 20/13                  from Ch. 23, par. 4163               
        Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Administrative  Procedure      
   Act  to  authorize  the  adoption of emergency rules. Amends the State      
   Finance Act.  Makes  changes  concerning  deposits  into  the  Special      
   Education  Medicaid  Matching  Fund.  Creates the Drug Rebate Fund and      
   provides  for  transfers  into  that  Fund.   Creates  the   Downstate      
   Emergency Response Fund, to be used for helicopters for transportation      
   in  medical  emergencies.  Creates  the  Independent  Academic Medical      
   Center Fund.  Amends  the  Excellence  in  Academic  Medicine  Act  to      
   provide  for transfers to that Fund.  Creates the Independent Academic      
   Medical Center Program to provide incentives to  develop  and  enhance      
   the  independent  academic  medical  center  hospital.  Makes  changes      
   concerning  reporting  requirements  concerning  the  chief  executive      
   officer of each Qualified Academic Medical Center Hospital. Amends the      
   Illinois  Public  Aid Code.  For facilities licensed by the Department      
   of Public Health under the Nursing Home Care Act as Intermediate  Care      
   for  the  Developmentally  Disabled  facilities  or Long Term Care for      
   Under Age 22 facilities, provides that  the  rates  taking  effect  on      
   March  1,  2001  shall  include a statewide increase of 7.85%, and the      
   rates taking effect  on  April  1,  2002  shall  include  a  statewide      
   increase  of  2.0%.   Provides that the Illinois Department may seek a      
   waiver of otherwise  applicable  requirements  of  Title  XIX  of  the      
   federal  Social  Security  Act  in  order  to  claim federal financial      
   participation for a pharmacy assistance program for  persons  aged  65      
   and  over  with  income  levels  at  or  less than 250% of the federal      
   poverty level.  Authorizes implementation  of  the  program  by  rule.      
   Provides  that  the  benefits  may  be  no  more  restrictive than the      
   Pharmacy Assistance Program in effect on May 31, 2001.  Provides  that      
   benefits  provided  under  the  waiver  are  subject to appropriation.      
   Provides that the Department of Public Health may  not  implement  the      
   waiver until cost neutrality is demonstrated for the State relative to      
   the  final  Pharmacy  Assistance  Program appropriation for the fiscal      
   year beginning July 1, 2001.   Provides  that  implementation  of  the      
   waiver shall terminate on June 30, 2007. Extends the repeal date for a      
   Section  relating  to  services for legal immigrants. Amends the Early      
   Intervention Services System Act.  Provides that the lead agency shall      
   create a quality review  process  to  monitor  and  help  assure  that      
   resources  are  being  used  to provide appropriate early intervention      
   services. Amends the Senior Citizens and Disabled Persons Property Tax      
   Relief and Pharmaceutical Assistance Act  to  include  drugs  used  to      
   treat  osteoporosis  within  the  definition  of "covered prescription      
   drug".  Makes other changes.  Effective immediately.                        
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0010

   Last action date: JUN-11-2001

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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