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 Bill Status of HB5891  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-BREAST/CERVICL CANCER

House Sponsors
Rep. Sandra M. Pihos - Patricia R. Bellock - Elizabeth Coulson - Renée Kosel - Suzanne Bassi, Al Riley, Dennis M. Reboletti, Franco Coladipietro, Sandy Cole, Jil Tracy, Darlene J. Senger, Sidney H. Mathias, Rosemary Mulligan and Michael G. Connelly

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Mattie Hunter - Linda Holmes - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Pamela J. Althoff, William Delgado and Antonio Muñoz)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/26/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1270

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-2from Ch. 23, par. 5-2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that subject to appropriation, any uninsured person as defined by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services in rules residing in Illinois who is younger than 65 years of age, who has been screened for breast and cervical cancer in accordance with standards and procedures adopted by the Department of Public Health for screening, and who is referred to the Department by the Department of Public Health as being in need of treatment for breast or cervical cancer is eligible for medical assistance benefits that are consistent with the benefits provided to those persons who are eligible for medical assistance pursuant to the federal Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention and Treatment Act of 2000. Provides that medical assistance coverage for such persons is not dependent on federal approval, but federal moneys may be used to pay for services provided under that coverage upon federal approval. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that medical assistance benefits for uninsured persons in need of treatment for breast or cervical cancer shall be paid from funds appropriated to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services for its medical programs (rather than, subject to appropriation).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/10/2010HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2010HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  2/24/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Human Services Committee
  2/24/2010HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/24/2010HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 007-000-000
  2/24/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  2/24/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  3/2/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Darlene J. Senger
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  3/10/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  3/10/2010HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael G. Connelly
  3/10/2010SenateArrive in Senate
  3/10/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 11, 2010
  3/11/2010SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/11/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/11/2010SenateFirst Reading
  3/11/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/6/2010SenateAssigned to Human Services
  4/14/2010SenateDo Pass Human Services; 008-000-000
  4/14/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 15, 2010
  4/15/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  4/20/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/22/2010SenateSecond Reading
  4/22/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2010
  4/22/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/28/2010SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/28/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  4/28/2010HousePassed Both Houses
  5/27/2010HouseSent to the Governor
  7/26/2010HouseGovernor Approved
  7/26/2010HouseEffective Date July 26, 2010
  7/26/2010HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1270

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