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 Bill Status of SB1148  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MHDDAA-DEV DISABIL WORKER WAGE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather A. Steans - Andy Manar - Cristina Castro - Iris Y. Martinez - Kimberly A. Lightford, Thomas Cullerton, Don Harmon, Robert Peters, Ann Gillespie, Omar Aquino, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Mattie Hunter, Sue Rezin, Neil Anderson, Pat McGuire, Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Jacqueline Y. Collins, John F. Curran, Rachelle Crowe and Linda Holmes

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1705/55.5 new
305 ILCS 5/5-5.4k new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish reimbursement rates that build toward livable wages for front-line personnel in residential and day programs and service coordination agencies serving persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities under the Act, including, but not limited to, intermediate care for the developmentally disabled facilities, medically complex for the developmentally disabled facilities, community-integrated living arrangements, community day services, employment, and other residential and day programs for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities supported by State funds or funding under Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act. Provides that on or before July 1, 2019, the Department shall increase rates and reimbursements and on or before that date, direct support persons shall earn a base wage of not less than $5.25 per hour above the highest applicable federal, State, county, or municipal minimum wage, and on or before that date, other front-line personnel shall earn a commensurate wage. Provides that on or before July 1, 2021, the Department shall increase rates and reimbursements and on or before that date, direct support persons shall earn a base wage of not less than $6.75 per hour above the highest applicable federal, State, county, or municipal minimum Wage, and on or before July 1, 2021, other front-line personnel shall earn a commensurate wage. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code to make conforming changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/5/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/5/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/5/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/13/2019SenateAssigned to Appropriations I
  3/6/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  3/7/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/8/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Andy Manar
  3/12/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  3/13/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  3/13/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  3/13/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  3/14/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/22/2019SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 28, 2019
  3/25/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  3/26/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/26/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin
  3/28/2019SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  3/29/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  4/1/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  4/1/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
  4/5/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  4/9/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/29/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John F. Curran
  5/1/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  5/14/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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