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 Bill Status of SB2865  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DEV DISABILITIES WORKERS-WAGES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather A. Steans - Elgie R. Sims, Jr. and Mattie Hunter

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

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


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall progressively increase rates and reimbursements so that by July 1, 2018 direct support persons earn a base wage of not less than $5.25 per hour above the highest of the federal, State, county, or municipal minimum wages, and so that other front-line personnel earn a commensurate wage, and by July 1, 2020 direct support persons earn a base wage of not less than $6.75 per hour above the highest of the federal, State, county, or municipal minimum wages. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/14/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/20/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  2/21/2018SenateAssigned to Human Services
  2/27/2018SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/12/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/14/2018SenatePostponed - Human Services
  4/11/2018SenatePostponed - Human Services
  4/13/2018SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

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