92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0371
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MEDICAID-EMPLOYED BUY IN-DELAY                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Public  Aid  Code.   Provides  that  Medicaid      
   coverage  of  persons  with disabilities who are employed and eligible      
   for Medicaid under federal law may not begin before January 1, 2002.        
   Effective immediately.                                                      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          305 ILCS 5/5-2                                                       
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          20 ILCS 2405/13a                from Ch. 23, par. 3444a              
          105 ILCS 5/14-3.05 new                                               
          105 ILCS 5/14-8.03              from Ch. 122, par. 14-8.03           
          405 ILCS 80/Art. 10 heading new                                      
          405 ILCS 80/10-5 new                                                 
          405 ILCS 80/10-10 new                                                
          405 ILCS 80/10-15 new                                                
        Deletes everything. Amends the  Disabled  Persons  Rehabilitation      
   Act  and  the  School Code.  Provides that the name and affiliation of      
   each local Transition Planning Committee member and the annual  report      
   that  assesses  the  level  of  currently  available  services  in the      
   community and the level of unmet  needs  of  secondary  students  with      
   disabilities  shall  be  filed  with the administrative office of each      
   school district served by the Committee  and  made  available  to  the      
   public  upon  request.    Requires  the  State  Board  of Education to      
   contract with an entity to conduct a longitudinal study over  5  years      
   of  the post-school experiences of children with disabilities who exit      
   high schools in this State in 2001. In the Section of the School  Code      
   concerning  transition goals, supports, and services for children with      
   disabilities, changes  references  from  an  individualized  education      
   program  to  an  individualized  education  plan. Makes other changes.      
   Amends the Developmental Disability  and  Mental  Disability  Services      
   Act. Creates a workforce task force for persons with disabilities, and      
   directs   the   task   force   to   develop   recommendations  and  an      
   implementation plan to address certain issues affecting  persons  with      
   disabilities  in  relation to employment.  Also directs the task force      
   to conduct  a  longitudinal  study  of  the  outcomes  that  secondary      
   education  programs  have for students with disabilities after exiting      
   the secondary school environment.  Effective immediately.                   
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

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


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