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 Bill Status of SB2766  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Gary Forby, Dale E. Risinger and Mike Jacobs

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 105/4.02from Ch. 23, par. 6104.02

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Provides that beginning January 1, 2007, the Department shall pay an additional $1.33 per hour of chore/housekeeping and homemaker service performed by a chore/housekeeping and homemaker service provider vendor to all vendors who certify that they will offer health insurance to all qualifying employees, and their dependents. Requires the amount of funding, for years after 2007, to be adjusted by the amount of which the medical component of the Consumer Price Index exceeds such component for the previous calendar year. Defines a qualifying employee as an employee that provides over 100 hours of chore/housekeeping and homemaker services per month for 3 consecutive months. Requires that chore/housekeeping and homemaker service provider vendors must certify that 50% of their workforce is eligible for coverage as a qualifying employee. Provides that the Department must set minimum standards for a qualifying health plan by rule. Sets forth that provider vendors who fail to offer coverage to all qualifying employees shall be subject to penalties up to and including the requirement to return all moneys paid under this paragraph by the State as prescribed by Department rule.

DateChamber Action
  1/20/2006SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Gary Forby
  1/20/2006SenateFirst Reading
  1/20/2006SenateReferred to Rules
  2/2/2006SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale E. Risinger
  2/24/2006SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Jacobs
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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