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 Bill Status of SB2781  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  HOMEMAKER SRVCS-WAGE INCREASES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Kwame Raoul - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Patricia Van Pelt - Toi W. Hutchinson - Kimberly A. Lightford, Daniel Biss, Heather A. Steans, John G. Mulroe, James F. Clayborne, Jr., Antonio Muñoz, William Delgado, Martin A. Sandoval, Mattie Hunter, Ira I. Silverstein, Andy Manar, Don Harmon, Iris Y. Martinez, Melinda Bush, Michael E. Hastings, Emil Jones, III, Laura M. Murphy, Donne E. Trotter and Julie A. Morrison

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession 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. In a provision concerning the Community Care Program, establishes the following rate increases for the purpose of increasing the wages paid by vendors to their employees who provide homemaker services: on July 1, 2016, rates shall be increased to $19.27, for the purpose of increasing wages by at least $1.25 per hour; on July 1, 2017, rates shall be increased to $21.39, for the purpose of increasing wages by at least $1.25 per hour; on July 1, 2018, rates shall be increased to $23.52, for the purpose of increasing wages by at least $1.25 per hour; and on July 1, 2019, rates shall be increased to $25.22, for the purpose of increasing wages by at least $1 per hour. Requires the Department to pay an enhanced rate under the Community Care Program to those in-home service provider agencies that offer health insurance coverage as a benefit to their direct service worker employees consistent with the mandates of Public Act 95-713; and that for State fiscal year 2017, the enhanced rate shall be $1.77 per hour and shall be adjusted using actuarial analysis based on the cost of care. Effective July 1, 2016.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Act on the Aging. In a provision concerning the Community Care Program, establishes the following rate increases for the purpose of increasing the wages paid by vendors to their employees who provide homemaker services: on July 1, 2016, rates shall be increased to $19.23 per hour, for the purpose of increasing wages by at least $1.25 per hour; on July 1, 2017, rates shall be increased to $21.32 per hour, for the purpose of increasing wages by at least $1.25 per hour; on July 1, 2018, rates shall be increased to $23.41 per hour, for the purpose of increasing wages by at least $1.25 per hour; and on July 1, 2019, rates shall be increased to $25.08 per hour, for the purpose of increasing wages by at least $1 per hour. Requires the Department to pay an enhanced rate under the Community Care Program to those in-home service provider agencies that offer health insurance coverage as a benefit to their direct service worker employees consistent with the mandates of Public Act 95-713; and that for State fiscal year 2017, the enhanced rate shall be $1.77 per hour and shall be adjusted using actuarial analysis based on the cost of care, but shall not be set below $1.77 per hour. Effective July 1, 2016.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2016SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  2/17/2016SenateFirst Reading
  2/17/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/18/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/29/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  2/29/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/1/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/1/2016SenateAssigned to Human Services
  3/1/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/1/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/2/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  3/2/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  3/4/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  3/9/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  3/16/2016SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/17/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  3/22/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/5/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kwame Raoul
  4/5/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/5/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  4/5/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  4/5/2016SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/6/2016SenateDo Pass as Amended Human Services; 006-003-000
  4/6/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 7, 2016
  4/6/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Andy Manar
  4/11/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  4/14/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/19/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/20/2016SenateSecond Reading
  4/20/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 21, 2016
  4/22/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 13, 2016
  5/3/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/3/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  5/5/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  5/13/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 27, 2016
  5/17/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/27/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2016
  5/30/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  7/31/2016SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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