90th General Assembly
Summary of SB1838
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DHUM SVC-FAMILY SUPPORT SRVCS                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the  Department  of  Human  Services  Act.   Requires  the      
   Department  to  develop  and implement a Family Support Services Pilot      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          20 ILCS 1305/1-30 new                                                
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          405 ILCS 30/4.3 new                                                  
        Deletes everything.  Amends the Community Services Act.  Provides      
   for a  Family  Support  Services  Voucher  Pilot  Program  within  the      
   Department  of  Human  Services.  Provides for the Department of Human      
   Services to contract with community  agencies  to  issue  vouchers  to      
   families  for  purchase  of services or activities for a family member      
   with a developmental disability.  Authorized  services  or  activities      
   include  in-home  supervision,  home  health care, and registration in      
   park  district  programs,  extracurricular  school   activities,   and      
   community  college  classes.   Prohibits  use  of vouchers to purchase      
   out-of-home care and certain other services and activities.   Provides      
   that  the  Department  may  establish  no  more than 5 pilot programs.      
   Effective January 1, 1999.                                                  
        GOVERNOR'S AMENDATORY VETO MESSAGE                                     
        Recommends correction of a cross reference to another Section.         
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0804

   Last action date: 98-12-15

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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