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 Bill Status of HB5417  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  HIV TLC ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy - Gregg Johnson - Marcus C. Evans, Jr. - La Shawn K. Ford - Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., Margaret Croke, Mary Beth Canty, Ann M. Williams, Katie Stuart, Sonya M. Harper, Barbara Hernandez, Michelle Mussman, Yolonda Morris, Lilian Jiménez, Will Guzzardi, Cyril Nichols, Diane Blair-Sherlock, Bob Morgan, Kimberly Du Buclet, Hoan Huynh, Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez, Nabeela Syed and Anne Stava-Murray

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/21/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2305/6.5 new
215 ILCS 5/356z.71 new
305 ILCS 5/5-16.8
410 ILCS 305/5.6 new
730 ILCS 125/17.10


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Public Health Act. Establishes the role of HIV Treatment Innovation Coordinator to be housed within the Department. Provides that the Department shall create and fill the Coordinator role within 6 months after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Requires the Coordinator to develop and execute a comprehensive strategy to adopt a Rapid Start model for HIV treatment as the standard of care. Requires compensation and benefits for the Coordinator be at the Program Director level. Describes the specific job responsibilities of the Coordinator. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that an individual or group policy of accident and health insurance amended, delivered, issued, or renewed in this State on or after January 1, 2025 shall provide coverage for home test kits for sexually transmitted infections, including any laboratory costs of processing the home test kit, that are deemed medically necessary or appropriate and ordered directly by a clinician or furnished through a standing order for patient use based on clinical guidelines and individual patient health needs. Makes a conforming change to the Illinois Public Aid Code regarding coverage for home test kits for sexually transmitted infections. Amends the AIDS Confidentiality Act. Creates the Illinois AIDS Drug Assistance Program. Provides that Illinois AIDS Drug Assistance Program applications shall be processed within 72 hours after the time of submission. Provides for conditional approval of Illinois AIDS Drug Assistance Program applications within 24 hours after time of submission. Requires Illinois AIDS Drug Assistance Program applicants to document residency within the State of Illinois. Provides for 8 Rapid Start for HIV Treatment pilot sites established by the Department of Public Health. Provides that the Department shall publish a report on the operation of the pilot program 15 months after the pilot sites have launched. Establishes requirements for the report, requires that the report be shared with the General Assembly, the Governor's Office, and requires that the report be made available on the Department's Internet website. Amends the County Jail Act. Creates new annual adult correctional facility public inspection report requirements on the topics of HIV and AIDS.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/9/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregg Johnson
  2/22/2024HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Gregg Johnson
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary Beth Canty
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Yolonda Morris
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lilian Jiménez
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cyril Nichols
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Diane Blair-Sherlock
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  2/22/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kimberly Du Buclet
  2/23/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Hoan Huynh
  2/23/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez
  2/23/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nabeela Syed
  2/23/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  2/28/2024HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/7/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/7/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/7/2024HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/21/2024HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 009-000-000
  3/21/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  3/27/2024HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  4/10/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  4/10/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee

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