97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2011 and 2012
Introduced 2/8/2011___________, by
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a
Section concerning supportive living facilities.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning public aid.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
changing Section 5-5.01a as follows:
(305 ILCS 5/5-5.01a)
Supportive living facilities program.
Department shall establish and provide oversight for a
program of supportive living facilities that seek to promote
resident independence, dignity, respect, and well-being in the
A supportive living facility is either a free-standing
facility or a distinct
physical and operational entity within a
nursing facility. A supportive
living facility integrates
housing with health, personal care, and supportive
is a designated setting that offers residents their own
separate, private, and distinct living units.
Sites for the operation of the program
shall be selected by
the Department based upon criteria
that may include the need
for services in a geographic area, the
availability of funding,
and the site's ability to meet the standards.
The Department may adopt rules to implement this Section.
establish or modify the services, standards, and