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 Bill Status of SJR0015  9th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Carole Pankau - Heather A. Steans

House Sponsors
(Rep. Deborah Mell - Donald L. Moffitt - Esther Golar - Karen May - Michelle Mussman, Elaine Nekritz, Patricia R. Bellock, Derrick Smith and Naomi D. Jakobsson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/31/2011HouseResolution Adopted 112-002-001

Synopsis As Introduced
Resolves that in alignment with the Department of Human Services' Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2011-2017, all children and adults with developmental disabilities living in Illinois will receive high quality services guided by a person-centered plan that maximizes individual choice and flexibility in the most integrated setting possible regardless of intensity or severity of need.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the title. Reinserts similar provisions, but with the following changes: Resolves that taking in account the resources available to the State, the progress of the Division of Developmental Disabilities' 7-year Strategic Plan will be measured by how it increasingly and judiciously provides that Illinois citizens with developmental disabilities, including both those currently served and those awaiting services (as determined by Prioritization of Urgency of Need for Services (PUNS)), are served in the most integrated setting consistent with the protections under Olmstead (rather than resolving that the Division's Strategic Plan will employ national utilization or funding rates as benchmarks to measure progress, and the Division will continue to monitor the Prioritization of Urgency of Need for Services (PUNS) waiting list to evaluate system-wide service needs). Removes language resolving that the input from families and guardians will be respected and taken into consideration in conjunction with the wishes of the individual.

 State Debt Impact Note (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
 SJR 15 would not change the amount of authorization for any type of State-issued or State-supported bond, and, therefore, would not affect the level of State indebtedness.

 Fiscal Note (Dept. of Human Services)
 Given the uncertainty of resources available, the rebalancing initiatives already underway, and Federal Healthcare, it is difficult for the Department of Human Services to estimate the costs and savings for the various components of this resolution.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 SJR 15 (H-AM 1) does not create a State mandate.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2011SenateFiled with Secretary
  2/10/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/10/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/23/2011SenateAssigned to Human Services
  3/1/2011SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/3/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Carole Pankau
  3/3/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/8/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  3/10/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/10/2011SenateBe Adopted as Amended Human Services; 008-000-000
  3/10/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Secretary's Desk Resolutions March 14, 2011
  3/14/2011SenateResolution Adopted as Amended 048-000-000
  3/16/2011HouseArrived in House
  3/17/2011HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  3/17/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  3/17/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/24/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/29/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  3/29/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  3/29/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/29/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  4/5/2011HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/5/2011HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/5/2011HouseBalanced Budget Note Requested by Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/5/2011HouseState Debt Impact Note Requested by Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/7/2011HouseState Debt Impact Note Filed
  4/13/2011HouseFiscal Note Filed
  4/13/2011HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  5/16/2011HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  5/16/2011HouseMotion Filed to Suspend Rule 25 Human Services Committee; Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  5/16/2011HouseMotion to Suspend Rule 25 - Prevailed by Voice Vote
  5/18/2011HouseRecommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 010-000-000
  5/18/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Resolutions
  5/20/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Derrick Smith
  5/20/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  5/31/2011HouseResolution Adopted 112-002-001

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