CURRIE-KRAUSE-KLINGLER-PHELPS-MORROW, BOLAND, BURKE,
DART, DAVIS,MONIQUE, ERWIN, FEIGENHOLTZ, FLOWERS,
JONES,LOU, JONES,SHIRLEY, LANG, MCKEON, MOORE,EUGENE, NOVAK,
RONEN, SCHAKOWSKY, SCHOENBERG, SILVA, WOOLARD, DEUCHLER,
SCOTT, MCGUIRE, FANTIN, STROGER, SMITH,MICHAEL,
MULLIGAN, KENNER, LYONS,JOSEPH, GILES, YOUNGE,
GIGLIO AND TURNER,ART.
HEALTHY START INS PLAN ACT
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Creates the Healthy Start Insurance Plan Act. Establishes the
Healthy Start Insurance Plan to provide insurance coverage for persons
under the age of 19 whose family meets certain income and residency
criteria. Provides that coverage under the Plan is secondary
coverage. Provides for payment of premiums of the coverage. Provides
for the Plan to be administered by the Comprehensive Health Insurance
Plan Board. Provides for coverage under the Plan to be made available
beginning July 1, 1998. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that coverage shall be phased in for children beginning
with children under the age of 12 during fiscal year 1999. Provides
that premiums shall be based on a percentage of a plan market rate.
Provides for the plan to be implemented by January 1, 1999 rather than
July 1, 1998.
HOME RULE NOTE
HB1302, with H-am 1, does not preempt home rule authority.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 4.
Provides for the program to be administered by the Department of
Human Services rather than the CHIPS Board. Provides that the
Department may enter into an intergovernmental agreement under which
it delegates any or all of its powers and duties under the Act to the
Board or the Department of Public Aid. Provides that the program is
to be available for children through age 12. Provides for the program
to be phased in beginning with children who are under 9 years old in
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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