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 Bill Status of SB2870  93rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dale A. Righter - Christine Radogno - Pamela J. Althoff - Dale E. Risinger

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 106/20
215 ILCS 106/40
305 ILCS 5/8A-6from Ch. 23, par. 8A-6

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children's Health Insurance Program Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. In connection with eligibility for the KidCare program, sets an asset limit of $10,000, excluding the value of the child's residence and the value of a vehicle (other than a recreational vehicle) used for transportation. Requires that changes in income or other circumstances be reported within 30 days (instead of promptly), and provides that a failure to report is a Class A misdemeanor with a maximum fine of $10,000 under the public assistance fraud provisions of the Illinois Public Aid Code; also provides for repayment of an amount equal to benefits that were wrongly received. Requires the Department of Public Aid to adopt rules within 60 days. Makes the reporting, penalty, and rulemaking provisions also applicable to the FamilyCare program. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2004SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dale A. Righter
  2/6/2004SenateFirst Reading
  2/6/2004SenateReferred to Rules
  2/19/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christine Radogno
  2/19/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/19/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale E. Risinger
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

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