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92nd General Assembly

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 1                    AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 2230

 2        AMENDMENT NO.     .  Amend House Bill 2230  by  replacing
 3    everything after the enacting clause with the following:

 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.
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 1        Section  10.  The   Mental   Health   and   Developmental
 2    Disabilities  Administrative Act is amended by adding Section
 3    31b as follows:

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

13        Section 99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect  upon
14    becoming law.".

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