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Public Act 097-0793





Public Act 097-0793
HB5679 EnrolledLRB097 14671 KTG 59571 b

    AN ACT concerning health.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Community Services Act is amended by
changing Section 4.6a as follows:
    (405 ILCS 30/4.6a)
    Sec. 4.6a. Reduction in patient population in
developmental disabilities facility.
    Whenever a State developmental disabilities facility
operated by the Department of Human Services is scheduled to
have or has a reduction in the number of individuals receiving
care in an amount equal to or greater than 10% of the
facility's prior highest population during the preceding
12-month period, the Department of Human Services shall file a
report with the General Assembly specifying the:
        (1) Total change in resident population for the
        (2) Anticipated new venues for care by venue category,
    in the aggregate, for the individuals no longer receiving
    care in the facility.
        (3) Estimated corresponding changes in appropriation
    level necessary for the facility reducing population as
    well as additional appropriation authority required for
    other facilities or community care alternatives which are
    expected to experience an increase in the number of
    individuals served.
    The report required under this Section shall be given to
the General Assembly within 30 days of when a decision by the
Secretary of the Department of Human Services is made to
decrease the population of a facility by 10% or more, or in
cases where population changes are due to unplanned caseload
changes, within 30 days of the actual change in population by
10% or more.
    Notwithstanding any provision of the law to the contrary,
including, but not limited to, Section 13.2 of the State
Finance Act, based Based on information contained in the
reports required under this Section, the Department, at the
direction of the Governor, shall transfer funds from the
facility realizing a reduction in the number of individuals
served to the appropriate line item providing appropriation
authority for the new venues of care, as necessary to carry out
the objectives of the Governor's long-term care rebalancing
efforts or to otherwise facilitate the transition of services
to the new venues of care, provided that the new venue of care
is a Department of Human Services funded provider or facility.
(Source: P.A. 97-626, eff. 11-9-11.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/13/2012