RONEN-SCHAKOWSKY-CLAYTON-WIRSING-DEUCHLER, CURRIE, FANTIN,
KRAUSE, COULSON, KLINGLER, JONES,LOU, FEIGENHOLTZ,
MCKEON, SANTIAGO, LOPEZ, GRANBERG, O'BRIEN, SCOTT, MCGUIRE,
LYONS,JOSEPH, BOLAND, DART, SLONE, GASH, DAVIS,MONIQUE,
LINDNER, KENNER, ACEVEDO, FRITCHEY, GILES, CURRY,JULIE,
BIGGERT, CROTTY, FLOWERS, LANG, MULLIGAN,
BRADY AND MOORE,ANDREA.
DHS-CHILD CARE REIMBURSEMENTS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Children and Family Services Act. Provides that the
Department of Human Services shall include an evaluation of
reimbursement rates for State subsidized child care in the annual
daycare analysis report submitted to the Governor and General
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 505/5.15
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 505/5.25 new
Deletes everything. Amends the Children and Family Services Act.
Provides that the Department of Human Services shall administer a
consolidated State-assisted child care program with financial
assistance for employment, education, community, and training-related
development services for parents. Provides that the program includes
parents that meet the stated income eligibility and activity
requirements and have children under the age of 13. Provides that the
Department shall establish a co-payment scale for cost sharing by the
families that is reasonable and based upon household income and family
size. Provides that the Department shall enhance reimbursement rates
for child care providers to increase the capacity and number of
providers in the State. Effective immediately.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1
HB630, with H-am 1, fails to create a State mandate.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Dpt. Public Aid)
Expenditures would increase by more than $200 million over the
$350.6 million already budgeted.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Deletes everything. Reincorporates provisions of H-am 1. Provides
further that the Department shall increase day care services provided
through purchase of service contracts to expand access to high quality
child care for the families receiving child care assistance. Provides
that the Department shall enhance reimbursement rates for child care
providers to increase the capacity and number of providers in the
State and shall create incentive rate enhancements for licensed child
care providers who are open 11 or more hours per day or before and
after school to accommodate parents whose schedules necessitate ex-
tended hours. Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 2 (Dept. of Public Aid)
The proposed FY'98 budget allows funding to provide services at
the 41% of State median income level. To provide child care to
families at 50% of the State median income, approximately
$444.2 million total or $93.6 million in additional funds are
required for FY'98. FY'99 will require $450.9 million up to 55%
and the FY'99 will require $475.0 million up to 60%.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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