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 Bill Status of SB2931  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-PEDIATRIC PALLIATIVE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dale A. Righter - Pamela J. Althoff - William Delgado - Kwame Raoul - Toi W. Hutchinson, Mattie Hunter, Heather Steans and A. J. Wilhelmi

House Sponsors
(Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond - Renée Kosel - Mark H. Beaubien, Jr. - Sara Feigenholtz - Mary E. Flowers, Carol A. Sente, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Patricia R. Bellock and Jil Tracy)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/16/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1078

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
210 ILCS 60/15


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Pediatric Palliative Care Act. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall develop a pediatric palliative care pilot program under which a qualifying child may receive community-based pediatric palliative care from a trained interdisciplinary team while continuing to pursue aggressive curative treatments for a potentially life-limiting medical condition under the benefits available under the Medicaid program. Provides that the Department shall apply for a federal waiver or State Plan amendment to conduct the program. Provides that if the Department applies for a State Plan amendment, the amendment shall be filed prior to December 31, 2010. Provides that a "qualifying child" for the pilot program is a child under the age of 18 years who is enrolled in the Medicaid program and suffers from a potentially life-limiting medical condition. Requires a report to the General Assembly at the end of the 3-year pilot period. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2010SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dale A. Righter
  1/28/2010SenateFirst Reading
  1/28/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/16/2010SenateAssigned to Human Services
  2/17/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/17/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/23/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather Steans
  2/23/2010SenateDo Pass Human Services; 008-000-000
  2/23/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 24, 2010
  2/24/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  3/11/2010SenateSecond Reading
  3/11/2010SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 12, 2010
  3/18/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kwame Raoul
  3/18/2010SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/18/2010SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi
  3/18/2010SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  3/18/2010HouseArrived in House
  3/18/2010HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. JoAnn D. Osmond
  3/18/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/18/2010HouseFirst Reading
  3/18/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/22/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  3/25/2010HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Carol A. Sente
  3/25/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Renée Kosel
  3/25/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.
  3/25/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/25/2010HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/25/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  4/8/2010HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  4/14/2010HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 007-000-000
  4/14/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  4/20/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2010HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2010HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  4/21/2010SenatePassed Both Houses
  4/21/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/21/2010HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  5/20/2010SenateSent to the Governor
  7/16/2010SenateGovernor Approved
  7/16/2010SenateEffective Date July 16, 2010
  7/16/2010SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-1078

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