IL HB5074 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-2)
Status: Introduced on February 13 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-09-14 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that within 30 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, the Department of Human Services and the Department of Healthcare and Family Services (Departments) shall increase by 20% rates and reimbursements in effect on June 30, 2020 for community-based providers of services for persons with developmental disabilities and for ID/DD facilities and MC/DD facilities. Requires community-based providers, ID/DD facilities, and MC/DD facilities to use at least 75% of the amount of the rate increase to increase the wages and benefits paid to their staff. Requires the Departments to ensure wage rate components are at least 145% of the statewide, regional, or local minimum wage rate, whichever is higher, as determined by the Departments. Requires community-based providers of services for persons with developmental disabilities, ID/DD facilities, and MC/DD facilities to certify compliance with the provisions of the amendatory Act in a form and manner prescribed by the Departments. Requires the Departments to adopt emergency rules to implement the provisions of the amendatory Act. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Grants the Departments emergency rulemaking authority. Effective immediately.

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2020-09-14HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez
2020-06-23HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2020-05-22HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
2020-03-17HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
2020-03-12HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
2020-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
2020-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
2020-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2020-02-27HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer
2020-02-26HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
2020-02-21HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
2020-02-19HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
2020-02-19HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
2020-02-18HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2020-02-18HouseFirst Reading
2020-02-13HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
20170555.5New CodeSee Bill Text
30555-5.4iAmended CodeCitation Text
51005-45.1New CodeSee Bill Text

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Bill Comments