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 Bill Status of HB05142  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  INS-EASY ENROLLMENT PROGRAM

House Sponsors
Rep. Greg Harris - Robyn Gabel - Elizabeth Hernandez, Margaret Croke, Kathleen Willis, Eva Dina Delgado, Michael J. Zalewski, Deb Conroy, Ann M. Williams and Joyce Mason

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Steve Stadelman - Ann Gillespie)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/13/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0799

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 5/513 new
215 ILCS 5/368h new
305 ILCS 5/5-2c new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that all individual income tax return forms shall contain an appropriate space in which the taxpayer may indicate that the Department of Revenue may share the taxpayer's income information with other State agencies in order to determine the taxpayer's eligibility for health insurance benefits. Provides that the Department shall provide the Department of Healthcare and Family Services and the Department of Insurance with the individual income tax information collected as soon as practicable. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that the Department of Insurance shall use taxpayer income information provided by the Department of Revenue to determine if an individual is eligible for a premium tax credit under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Provides that if the individual is determined to be eligible for a premium tax credit, the Department shall notify the individual of his or her eligibility as soon as practicable. Provides that the Department shall inform the individual of the next open enrollment period in the federal health insurance marketplace, and shall inform the individual of the special enrollment period triggered by a qualifying life event. Provides that if a State health benefits exchange is established in the State, an individual determined to be eligible for a premium tax credit shall be eligible to enroll in a qualified health plan through the State health benefits exchange during a special enrollment period that shall expire 60 days after the individual is notified by the Department of his or her eligibility for a premium tax credit. Makes other changes. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services shall use taxpayer income information provided by the Department of Revenue to determine if an individual is eligible for health benefits provided by any program administered by the Department. Provides that if the individual is determined to be eligible for health benefits, the Department shall notify the individual of his or her eligibility as soon as practicable.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
215 ILCS 5/368h new
305 ILCS 5/5-2c new
Adds reference to:
35 ILCS 5/917from Ch. 120, par. 9-917

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Provides that, for tax years ending on or after December 31, 2022, all individual income tax returns shall contain an appropriate space in which the taxpayer may indicate that the taxpayer would like to know the taxpayer's eligibility for health insurance benefits and authorize the Department of Revenue to share the taxpayer's income information with the State health benefits exchange. Provides that, by June 1 and October 1 of each year, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services and the Department of Insurance shall provide the Department of Revenue with a form letter describing health insurance enrollment options for taxpayers. Provides that the form letter is not required in any calendar year if the State health benefits exchange is operational as of January 1 of that calendar year. Provides that the Department of Revenue shall send the form letter via e-mail or first class mail to the taxpayers who indicated on their most recent individual income tax return that they would like to know their eligibility for health insurance benefits. Provides that the marketplace enrollment platform must interface with the Department's tax system if the State transitions to a State health benefits exchange. Provides that the Director of Revenue shall make individual income tax information available to the State health benefits exchange if the disclosure is authorized by the taxpayer. Provides that the State health benefits exchange shall use the information provided by the Department to assess the individual taxpayer's eligibility for Medicaid and health insurance premium tax credits. Provides that the State health benefits exchange shall inform the taxpayer of the results of its eligibility assessment. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/27/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Greg Harris
  1/27/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Insurance Committee
  2/14/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Greg Harris
  2/14/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/15/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Insurance Committee; 016-000-000
  2/15/2022HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  2/15/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/16/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Greg Harris
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/2/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Insurance Committee
  3/2/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Insurance Committee; 017-000-000
  3/4/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  3/4/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/4/2022HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  3/4/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  3/4/2022HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 092-011-000
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eva Dina Delgado
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  3/7/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  3/7/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/7/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  3/7/2022SenateFirst Reading
  3/7/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/8/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  3/23/2022SenateAssigned to Insurance
  3/25/2022SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 4, 2022
  3/30/2022SenateDo Pass Insurance; 014-000-000
  3/30/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  3/31/2022SenateSecond Reading
  3/31/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 1, 2022
  4/1/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  4/1/2022HousePassed Both Houses
  4/28/2022HouseSent to the Governor
  5/13/2022HouseGovernor Approved
  5/13/2022HouseEffective Date May 13, 2022
  5/13/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0799

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