IL HB5622 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 27-0)
Status: Failed on January 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act and the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the Department of Human Services shall establish reimbursement rates that build toward livable wages for front-line personnel in residential and day programs and service coordination agencies serving persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, including, but not limited to, intermediate care for the developmentally disabled facilities, medically complex for the developmentally disabled facilities, community-integrated living arrangements, community day services, employment, and other residential and day programs for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities supported by State funds or funding under Title XIX of the federal Social Security Act. Provides that the Department shall increase rates and reimbursements so that by July 1, 2018 direct support persons earn a base wage of not less than $13.50 per hour and so that other front-line personnel earn a commensurate wage, and by July 1, 2020, direct support persons earn a base wage of not less than $15 per hour and so that other front-line personnel earn a commensurate wage. Defines "front-line personnel". Effective immediately.

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2019-01-08HouseSession Sine Die
2018-05-18HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
2018-04-13HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2018-04-09HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
2018-04-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
2018-04-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
2018-04-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
2018-03-29HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
2018-03-22HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
2018-03-07HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
2018-03-02HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
2018-03-01HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2018-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur Turner
2018-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
2018-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
2018-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
2018-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
2018-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
2018-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
2018-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
2018-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
2018-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
2018-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
2018-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
2018-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2018-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2018-02-28HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
2018-02-28HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
2018-02-27HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2018-02-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-16HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-16HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
20170555.5New CodeSee Bill Text
30555-5.4jNew CodeSee Bill Text

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