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Public Act 92-0275
HB3126 Enrolled LRB9202613DJgc
AN ACT in relation to health.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
(305 ILCS 5/5-18 rep.)
Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
repealing Section 5-18.
Section 10. The Communicable Disease Prevention Act is
amended by adding Section 2d as follows:
(410 ILCS 315/2d new)
Sec. 2d. The Illinois Department of Public Health may
pay for health insurance coverage with funds appropriated for
this purpose on behalf of persons who are infected with the
human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and are eligible for
"continuation coverage" as provided by the federal
Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 or
group health insurance policies. The Illinois Department of
Public Health shall adopt rules to establish income
eligibility requirements for participation in this health
insurance coverage program. The Illinois Department of Public
Health shall also adopt rules and regulations to administer
this program that are in compliance with the requirements of
the federal Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency
Act of 1990.
Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
Passed in the General Assembly May 15, 2001.
Approved August 07, 2001.
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