The report required under this Section shall be given to the General Assembly within 30 days of when a decision by the Secretary of the Department of Human Services is made to decrease the population of a facility by 10% or more, or in cases where population changes are due to unplanned caseload changes, within 30 days of the actual change in population by 10% or more.
Notwithstanding any provision of the law to the contrary, including, but not limited to, Section 13.2 of the State Finance Act, based on information contained in the reports required under this Section, the Department, at the direction of the Governor, shall transfer funds from the facility realizing a reduction in the number of individuals served to the appropriate line item providing appropriation authority for the new venues of care, as necessary to carry out the objectives of the Governor's long-term care rebalancing efforts or to otherwise facilitate the transition of services to the new venues of care, provided that the new venue of care is a Department of Human Services funded provider or facility.
(Source: P.A. 97-626, eff. 11-9-11; 97-793, eff. 7-13-12.)