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Full Text of SB2945  102nd General Assembly

SB2945 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
SB2945

 

Introduced 10/26/2021, by Sen. Laura Fine

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.970 new

    Creates the Statewide 9-8-8 Trust Fund Act. Establishes the Statewide 9-8-8 Trust Fund in the State treasury. Provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used by the Department of Human Services for the purposes of creating and maintaining a statewide 9-8-8 suicide prevention and mental health crisis system pursuant to the National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020, the Federal Communication Commission's rules adopted on July 16, 2020, and national guidelines for crisis care. Provides that the Fund shall consist of: (1) appropriations by the General Assembly; (2) grants and gifts intended for deposit in the Fund; (3) interest, premiums, gains, or other earnings on the Fund; and (4) moneys from any other source that are deposited in or transferred to the Fund. Provides that moneys in the fund (1) do not revert at the end of any State fiscal year but remains available for the purposes of the Fund in subsequent State fiscal years; and (2) are not subject to transfer to any other fund or to transfer, assignment, or reassignment for any other use or purpose outside of those specified in the Act. Amends the State Finance Act to make conforming changes.


LRB102 20642 RLC 29518 b

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

SB2945LRB102 20642 RLC 29518 b

1    AN ACT concerning health.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
5Statewide 9-8-8 Trust Fund Act.
 
6    Section 5. Statewide 9-8-8 Trust Fund.
7    (a) There is created the Statewide 9-8-8 Trust Fund in the
8State treasury. The moneys in the Fund shall be used by the
9Department of Human Services for the purposes of establishing
10and maintaining a statewide 9-8-8 suicide prevention and
11mental health crisis system pursuant to the National Suicide
12Hotline Designation Act of 2020, the Federal Communication
13Commission's rules adopted on July 16, 2020, and national
14guidelines for crisis care. The Fund shall consist of:
15        (1) appropriations by the General Assembly;
16        (2) grants and gifts intended for deposit in the Fund;
17        (3) interest, premiums, gains, or other earnings on
18    the Fund; and
19        (4) moneys from any other source that are deposited in
20    or transferred to the Fund.
21    (b) Moneys in the Fund:
22        (1) do not revert at the end of any State fiscal year
23    but remains available for the purposes of the Fund in

 

 

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1    subsequent State fiscal years; and
2        (2) are not subject to transfer to any other Fund or to
3    transfer, assignment, or reassignment for any other use or
4    purpose outside of those specified in this Section.
5    (c) An annual report of Fund deposits and expenditures
6shall be made to the General Assembly and the Federal
7Communications Commission.
 
8    Section 90. The State Finance Act is amended by adding
9Section 5.970 as follows:
 
10    (30 ILCS 105/5.970 new)
11    Sec. 5.970. The Statewide 9-8-8 Trust Fund.