IL HB2719 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 47-0)
Status: Passed on July 28 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-07-28 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0323
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the Community Benefits Act. Provides that information made available to the public shall include the number of uninsured patients who have declined or failed to respond to the screening described specified provisions and the 5 most frequent reasons for declining. Amends the Fair Patient Billing Act. Makes a change in provisions concerning legislative findings. Sets forth provisions concerning screening patients for health insurance and financial assistance. In provisions concerning hospitals pursuing collective action, provides that hospitals and their agents may pursue collective action against an uninsured patient only if the hospital has complied with the screening requirements set forth in specified provisions and exhausted any discount available to the patient under specified provisions. Provides that obligations of hospitals under the amendatory Act Defines terms. Amends the Hospital Uninsured Patient Discount Act. Provides that if a patient declines to apply for a public health insurance program on the basis of concern for immigration-related consequences, the hospital may refer the patient to a free, unbiased resource to address the patient's immigration-related concerns and assist in enrolling the patient in a public health insurance program. Provides that a hospital may still screen the patient for eligibility under its financial assistance policy. Provides that hospitals shall permit an uninsured patient to apply for a discount within 90 days of completion of the screening under specified provisions or denial of an application for a public health insurance program.

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Roll Calls

2023-05-18 - House - Concurrence in House (Y: 77 N: 36 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-05-11 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 38 N: 16 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-03-24 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 72 N: 32 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2023-07-28HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0323
2023-07-28HouseEffective Date January 1, 2024
2023-07-28HouseGovernor Approved
2023-06-16HouseSent to the Governor
2023-05-18HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
2023-05-18HousePassed Both Houses
2023-05-18HouseHouse Concurs
2023-05-18HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 077-036-000
2023-05-18SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
2023-05-17HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
2023-05-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
2023-05-15SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
2023-05-12HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
2023-05-12HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Dagmara Avelar
2023-05-11HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
2023-05-11HouseArrived in House
2023-05-11SenateThird Reading - Passed; 038-016-000
2023-05-09SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
2023-05-05SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
2023-05-05SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
2023-05-03SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 4, 2023
2023-05-03SenateSecond Reading
2023-05-02SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Doris Turner
2023-05-02SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachel Ventura
2023-04-26SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Javier L. Cervantes
2023-04-26SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 27, 2023
2023-04-26SenateDo Pass as Amended Health and Human Services; 009-005-000
2023-04-25SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Health and Human Services
2023-04-25SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Health and Human Services
2023-04-21SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
2023-04-21SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Robert Peters
2023-04-18SenateAssigned to Health and Human Services
2023-03-30SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
2023-03-30SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
2023-03-27SenateReferred to Assignments
2023-03-27SenateFirst Reading
2023-03-27SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
2023-03-27SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
2023-03-27SenateArrive in Senate
2023-03-24HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 072-032-000
2023-03-24HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-24HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
2023-03-24HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Matt Hanson
2023-03-24HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch
2023-03-24HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jenn Ladisch Douglass
2023-03-24HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregg Johnson
2023-03-24HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kam Buckner
2023-03-23HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2023-03-23HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William "Will" Davis
2023-03-23HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
2023-03-23HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Health Care Availability & Accessibility Committee; 007-000-000
2023-03-22HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2023-03-22HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-22HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
2023-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nabeela Syed
2023-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
2023-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maura Hirschauer
2023-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norma Hernandez
2023-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2023-03-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.
2023-03-22HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health Care Availability & Accessibility Committee
2023-03-21HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2023-03-21HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Dagmara Avelar
2023-03-20HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
2023-03-20HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2023-03-20HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
2023-03-20HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin John Olickal
2023-03-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Faver Dias
2023-03-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2023-03-16HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
2023-03-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
2023-03-08HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2023-03-07HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Availability & Accessibility Committee; 006-003-000
2023-03-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Hoan Huynh
2023-03-02HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Anna Moeller
2023-03-02HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
2023-03-02HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
2023-03-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez
2023-03-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
2023-03-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Abdelnasser Rashid
2023-03-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lilian Jiménez
2023-03-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz
2023-03-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
2023-03-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eva-Dina Delgado
2023-03-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
2023-03-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
2023-03-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
2023-02-28HouseAssigned to Health Care Availability & Accessibility Committee
2023-02-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2023-02-16HouseFirst Reading
2023-02-15HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dagmara Avelar

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2108810Amended CodeCitation Text
2108816New CodeSee Bill Text
2108817New CodeSee Bill Text
2108830Amended CodeCitation Text
2108834New CodeSee Bill Text
210885Amended CodeCitation Text
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