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 Bill Status of HB4306  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DCFS-YOUTH IN CARE-MENTAL HLTH

House Sponsors
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit - Deb Conroy - Dave Severin - Michelle Mussman - Amy Grant, Sue Scherer, Martin J. Moylan, Camille Y. Lilly, Kelly M. Cassidy, Jehan Gordon-Booth, Natalie A. Manley, William Davis, Joyce Mason, Lance Yednock, Lakesia Collins and Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Julie A. Morrison, Ram Villivalam and Mike Simmons)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/25/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0898

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 505/5.26 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that all youth in care shall be assigned a mental health provider to manage their mental health care needs. Requires a youth's mental health provider to visit the youth and conduct a well-being assessment within 30 days after the youth is removed from his or her home and placed in the temporary custody or guardianship of the Department of Children and Family Services. Provides that additional follow-up visits and well-being checks shall be scheduled and conducted until the youth is no longer under the custody or guardianship of the Department. Provides that any mental health care services provided to the youth shall be in addition to any care or services the youth receives from his or her primary care provider. Grants the Department rulemaking authority.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Creates the Holistic Mental Health Care for Youth in Care Task Force. Requires the Task Force to review and make recommendations regarding mental health and wellness services provided to youth in care, including a program of holistic mental health services provided 30 days after the date upon which a youth is placed in foster care, in order to determine how to best meet the mental health needs of youth in care. Provides that the Task Force shall also assess the capacity of State licensed mental health professionals to provide preventive mental health care to youth in care; review the current payment rates for mental health providers serving the youth in care population; evaluate the recruitment and retention of mental health providers who are persons of color to serve the youth in care population; and perform other specified duties. Provides that the Task Force shall consist of 9 members and that members shall serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties. Requires the Task Force to meet at least once each month beginning no later than July 1, 2022 and at other times as determined by the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force may hold electronic meetings and a member of the Task Force shall be deemed present for the purposes of establishing a quorum and voting. Provides that the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, in conjunction with the Department of Children and Family Services, shall provide the Task Force with administrative support. Requires the Task Force to prepare and submit to the Governor and the General Assembly at the end of each quarter a report that summarizes its work and makes recommendations resulting from its study. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Children & Family Services)
 There is no material cost to this legislation.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the engrossed bill with the following changes: Provides that the Task Force shall include: (i) a member appointed by the Governor from the Office of the Governor who has a focus on mental health issues, (rather than a member from the Office of the Governor who has a focus on mental health issues); (ii) one member who is a former youth in care, appointed by the Governor (rather than one member who is a former youth in care recommended by the Illinois Chapter of the Foster Care Alumni of America); and (iii) one representative from the managed care entity managing the YouthCare program, appointed by (rather than recommended by) the Director of Healthcare and Family Services. Requires the Task Force to submit its final report to the Governor and the General Assembly no later than December 31, 2024. Provides that upon submission of its final report, the Task Force is dissolved.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/22/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  1/5/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/5/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/19/2022HouseAssigned to Mental Health & Addiction Committee
  2/3/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Mental Health & Addiction Committee; 011-005-000
  2/9/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Mental Health & Addiction Committee
  3/2/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Mental Health & Addiction Committee; 014-000-000
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Tom Demmer
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 State Mandates Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Tom Demmer
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended - Withdrawn by Rep. Tom Demmer
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Grant
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Note / Motion Filed - Note Act Does Not Apply Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Prevailed 068-033-000
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 State Mandates Fiscal Note Request as Amended is Inapplicable
  3/3/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/3/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/3/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 106-000-000
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  3/3/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lance Yednock
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar
  3/4/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  3/4/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 8, 2022
  3/8/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/8/2022SenateFirst Reading
  3/8/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/8/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  3/16/2022SenateAssigned to Behavioral and Mental Health
  3/23/2022SenateDo Pass Behavioral and Mental Health; 009-000-000
  3/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  3/23/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/23/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/23/2022SenateSecond Reading
  3/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 24, 2022
  3/24/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Behavioral and Mental Health
  3/24/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  3/29/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Behavioral and Mental Health; 007-000-000
  3/30/2022SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/30/2022SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Morrison
  3/30/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  3/30/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  3/30/2022HouseArrived in House
  3/30/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  3/31/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/31/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  4/5/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Mental Health & Addiction Committee
  4/7/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Mental Health & Addiction Committee; 012-000-000
  4/7/2022HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 112-000-001
  4/7/2022HouseHouse Concurs
  4/7/2022HousePassed Both Houses
  4/20/2022HouseSent to the Governor
  5/25/2022HouseGovernor Approved
  5/25/2022HouseEffective Date May 25, 2022
  5/25/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0898

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