Comments: IL HB3376 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: 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.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 28-0)

Status: (Enrolled) 2017-06-20 - Sent to the Governor [HB3376 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]

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