92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB3495
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BUDGET IMPLEMENTATION-FY2002                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the FY2002 Budget Implementation Act.  Provides that  the      
   purpose  of  the Act is to make the changes in State programs that are      
   necessary to implement the Governor's FY2002  budget  recommendations.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          New Act                                                              
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          305 ILCS 5/5-4.1                                                     
          305 ILCS 5/5-5b                                                      
        Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code.               
   Eliminates provisions placing limits on Medicaid copayments, and            
   provides that the Department of Public Aid may require copayments           
   to the extent permitted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department             
   of Health and Human Services. In provisions concerning Medicaid             
   payment reductions, provides that the Department of Public Aid may,         
   by emergency rule filed before April 1, 2002, adjust payment rates          
   for certain services to a level 5% below the rates and fees in              
   effect on July 1, 2001. Effective immediately.                              
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 4.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          305 ILCS 5/5-4.1                                                     
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          New Act                                                              
        Deletes everything. Creates the Emergency Budget  Act  of  Fiscal      
   Year  2002.  Provides  that  the Governor may designate as contingency      
   reserves an amount no greater than 5% of the total appropriations made      
   from the General Revenue Fund to each executive State agency  that  is      
   directly  responsible  to  the  Governor. Also, authorizes contingency      
   reserves of appropriations to the State  Board  of  Education  (except      
   those for general State aid) and to those receiving funding for higher      
   education purposes. Provides that appropriated amounts designated as a      
   contingency  reserve  may  not  be obligated, encumbered, or expended.      
   Provides that any periodic transfers or expenditures  that  are  based      
   upon amounts appropriated must be reduced to accommodate a contingency      
   reserve and that any necessary proration of periodic payments from the      
   General  Revenue Fund shall be distributed equally among the remaining      
   payments for the fiscal year. Makes these provisions  applicable  only      
   to  appropriations  for  State  fiscal year 2002.  Amends the Illinois      
   Public Aid Code.  Authorizes the Department of  Public  Aid  to  adopt      
   emergency  rules  concerning a reduction in Medicaid payment rates for      
   nursing home and hospital services. Effective immediately.                  
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

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


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