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 Bill Status of HB1229  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Thaddeus Jones - Bob Morgan, Anthony DeLuca and Jawaharial Williams

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 122/5-5
215 ILCS 122/5-30 new
215 ILCS 122/5-35 new
215 ILCS 122/5-40 new
215 ILCS 122/5-45 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Health Benefits Exchange Law. Provides that the Department of Insurance has the authority to operate the Illinois Health Benefits Exchange. Provides that the Director of Insurance may require plans in the individual market to be made available for comparison on the exchange, but may not require all plans be purchased exclusively on the exchange. Provides that the Director may require that plans offered on the exchange conform with standardized plan designs. Provides that the Director may apply a monthly assessment to each health benefits plan sold in the Illinois Health Benefits Exchange according to specified rates. Provides that the Director shall establish an advisory committee to provide advice to the Director concerning the operation of the exchange and that the advisory committee shall include specified members. Provides that the Department shall also have the authority to coordinate the operations of the exchange with the operations of the State Medicaid program and the FamilyCare Program to determine eligibility for those programs as soon as practicable. Provides that the Department shall adopt rules. Removes provisions concerning small employer health insurance coverage and markets. Makes other changes. Effective January 1, 2024.

DateChamber Action
  1/18/2023HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  1/31/2023HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/7/2023HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  2/17/2023HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  2/17/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
  2/17/2023HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/28/2023HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Insurance Committee; 009-005-000
  3/1/2023HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2023HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2023HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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