IL HB3376 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-0)
Status: Introduced on February 9 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-04-03 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities Act. Provides that a home care consumer in the Department of Human Services' Home Services Program has the right and discretion to: (i) select and hire a personal assistant or other individual provider of his or her choice; and (ii) determine the number of hours worked weekly by his or her personal assistant or other individual provider. Provides that, subject to the Department's authority to approve the total monthly hours in a home care consumer's service plan, the State of Illinois and any of its departments, including the Department, shall not limit the number of weekly hours worked by personal assistants or other individual providers in the Department's Home Services Program. Provides that the provisions do not limit the Department's authority in any other statute to disqualify an individual from providing services in the Department's Home Services Program for reasons other than the number of weekly hours worked by the individual.

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2017-04-03HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
2017-04-03HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Tom Demmer
2017-03-29HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2017-03-29HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 007-004-000
2017-03-29HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
2017-03-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2017-03-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
2017-03-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
2017-03-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
2017-03-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
2017-03-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thaddeus Jones
2017-03-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John C. D'Amico
2017-03-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2017-03-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
2017-03-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
2017-03-23HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
2017-03-09HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
2017-03-08HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2017-03-08HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
2017-02-22HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
2017-02-10HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-02-10HouseFirst Reading
2017-02-09HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang

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