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 1        AN ACT concerning the Department of Human Services.

 2        Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section 5.  The  Department  of  Human  Services  Act  is
 5    amended by adding Section 10-30 as follows:

 6        (20 ILCS 1305/10-30 new)
 7        Sec.  10-30.   Disability  database.   The  Department of
 8    Human Services shall contract with an entity  experienced  in
 9    applied  research  to  compile a cross-disability database of
10    disabled Illinois residents who are  potential  beneficiaries
11    of the "most integrated setting" requirement of the Americans
12    with  Disabilities  Act  as  construed  by  the United States
13    Supreme Court in Olmstead v. L.C. ex rel Zimring, 119 S.  Ct.
14    2176  (1999). Within 30 days after the effective date of this
15    amendatory Act of the 92nd General Assembly, the Secretary of
16    Human Services  shall  appoint  a  7-member  cross-disability
17    advisory  committee to make recommendations to the Department
18    regarding the compilation  of  the  database.   The  advisory
19    committee  members  shall  receive no compensation but may be
20    reimbursed for reasonable expenses actually incurred  in  the
21    performance of their duties.

22        Section   10.   The   Mental   Health  and  Developmental
23    Disabilities Administrative Act is amended by adding  Section
24    31b as follows:

25        (20 ILCS 1705/31b new)
26        Sec.   31b.  Individuals   waiting   for  community-based
27    services.   The  Department  shall   collect   and   maintain
28    information  on  the number of individuals with developmental
29    disabilities who have requested (either themselves or through
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 1    a parent or guardian) and  are  waiting  for  community-based
 2    services  that  are funded through grants from the Department
 3    to, and contracts  with  the  Department  and,  local  school
 4    districts, individual service coordination organizations, and
 5    community-based   organizations.    The   information   shall
 6    include, but is not limited to, the following:
 7             (1)  The  number  of  those  individuals waiting for
 8        community-based residential services  such  as  Community
 9        Integrated  Living  Arrangements,  supported  apartments,
10        supported    living,    and    other   community   living
11        arrangements.
12             (2)  The number of  those  individuals  waiting  for
13        services   from  intermediate  care  facilities  for  the
14        developmentally disabled.
15             (3)  The number of  those  individuals  waiting  for
16        services  from  day  and vocational  programs such as day
17        activity  programs,   adult   day   care,   developmental
18        training,  sheltered workshops, supported employment, job
19        placement, and other day programs.
20             (4)  The number of  those  individuals  waiting  for
21        family   support   services,   respite   care,   personal
22        assistance  services, case management services, and other
23        services not included in paragraph (3).
24             (5)  The  ages  of  those  individuals  waiting  for
25        services under paragraphs (1), (2), (3), and (4).
26             (6)  The ages of the parents  of  those  individuals
27        waiting  for services under paragraphs (1), (2), (3), and
28        (4).
29             (7)  The Representative  Districts  in  which  those
30        individuals waiting for services live.
31    The  information  shall be updated annually.  The information
32    collected shall be limited to information  about  individuals
33    who  are  eligible for services at the time of request or who
34    will be eligible to receive services within 12  months  after
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 1    the  date  services  are requested.  The Department shall, on
 2    request, make the information  available  to  other  agencies
 3    serving persons with developmental disabilities.

 4        Section  99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect upon
 5    becoming law.

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