Bill Status of HB0449  102nd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Kathleen Willis - Carol Ammons, Lindsey LaPointe, Barbara Hernandez, Will Guzzardi, Daniel Didech, Lakesia Collins, Michelle Mussman, Anne Stava-Murray, Kelly M. Cassidy, Chris Bos, Edgar Gonzalez, Jr., Natalie A. Manley and Joyce Mason

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Cristina Castro - Karina Villa - Laura Fine - Sara Feigenholtz - Patricia Van Pelt, Mike Simmons, Adriane Johnson, Robert Peters, Ann Gillespie and Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/9/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0066

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Housing is Recovery Pilot Program Act. Creates the Housing is Recovery Pilot Program within the Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health. Provides that the Program shall provide bridge rental subsidies for individuals at high risk of unnecessary institutionalization and individuals at high risk of overdose for purposes of stabilizing their mental illness or substance abuse disorder. Provides criteria for the award, computation, and payment of bridge rental subsidies. Sets forth the responsibilities of persons receiving bridge rental subsidies. Provides for the identification and referral to the Program of persons eligible to receive bridge rental subsidies prior to their discharge from a hospital or release from a correctional facility. Provides standards for housing service providers, long-term housing, and temporary rental units. Provides that the Department will contract with an independent outside research organization to evaluate the Program's effectiveness, and shall report the results of the evaluation to the General Assembly after 5 years. Provides rulemaking authority. Defines terms. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the Housing is Recovery pilot program is established subject to appropriation. Changes the definition of "serious mental illness". Defines "serious mental illness" as meeting both the diagnostic and functioning criteria consistent with the definition of Serious Mental Illness in the most current edition of the Illinois Department of Human Services/Division of Mental Health Community Mental Health Provider Manual.

DateChamber Action
  2/2/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis
  2/8/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Housing Committee
  3/3/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/8/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  3/8/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Kathleen Willis
  3/8/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/9/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech
  3/10/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  3/10/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/11/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Housing Committee
  3/12/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
  3/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/17/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Housing Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/17/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Consent Calendar Housing Committee; 023-000-000
  3/17/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/19/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Bos
  3/19/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
  3/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/13/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/13/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 104-004-000
  4/16/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/19/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/19/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/19/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  4/19/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/19/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  4/28/2021SenateAssigned to Behavioral and Mental Health
  4/29/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  4/29/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  4/29/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/4/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  5/5/2021SenateDo Pass Behavioral and Mental Health; 007-004-000
  5/5/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 6, 2021
  5/5/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  5/5/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  5/5/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/13/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/13/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2021
  5/26/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 038-015-000
  5/26/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  5/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  5/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  5/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  6/23/2021HouseSent to the Governor
  7/9/2021HouseGovernor Approved
  7/9/2021HouseEffective Date July 9, 2021
  7/9/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0066