92nd General Assembly
Status of HB1711
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   30 ILCS 105/5.545 new                                                       
   320 ILCS 25/Act title                                                       
   320 ILCS 25/1           from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 401                           
   320 ILCS 25/2           from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 402                           
   320 ILCS 25/2.5 new                                                         
   320 ILCS 25/3.15        from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 403.15                        
   320 ILCS 25/4           from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 404                           
   320 ILCS 25/9           from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 409                           
   320 ILCS 25/3.14 rep.                                                       

        Amends the Senior Citizens  and  Disabled  Persons  Property  Tax      
   Relief  and  Pharmaceutical  Assistance Act.  Changes the title of the      
   Act  to  the  Working  Families  Circuit  Breaker  and  Pharmaceutical      
   Assistance Act and provides  that  the  Act  applies  to  all  persons      
   domiciled  in  Illinois  who  are within the income eligibility level.      
   Provides for continuing transfers from the Tobacco Settlement Recovery      
   Fund to  the  Working  Families  Circuit  Breaker  and  Pharmaceutical      
   Assistance  Fund  of  an  amount  necessary  to  fund  the increase in      
   expenditures as a result of the changes made by this  amendatory  Act,      
   to  be  used  by  the  Department,  subject  to appropriation, for the      
   purposes of the Act. Adds osteoporosis, clinical depression,  multiple      
   sclerosis,   bi-polar   disorder,  schizophrenia,  lupus,  amyotrophic      
   lateral sclerosis  (ALS),  and  gastrointestinal  disease  as  covered      
   illnesses.   Changes  the  income  eligibility  level for both circuit      
   breaker and pharmaceutical assistance to (i) $25,000 for  a  household      
   containing  one  person,  (ii)  $28,000  for  a household containing 2      
   persons, and (iii) $30,000  for  a  household  containing  3  or  more      
   persons  for  the  2001  grant  year and thereafter.  Amends the State      
   Finance Act to create the new Fund. Effective January 1, 2002.              
   FEB-15-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-15-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-15-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-21-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               REVENUE               
   MAR-16-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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