HB 4872

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 101st Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Dhfs-Dhs-Direct Support Wage

Abstract

Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to 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. Provides that the Department shall increase rates and reimbursements so that by July 1, 2020 direct support persons wages shall be increased by $2 per hour, and so that other front-line personnel earn a commensurate wage. Requires the Department to increase rates and reimbursements in effect on January 1, 2020 for community-based providers for persons with developmental disabilities in order to fund, at a minimum, a $2 per hour wage increase. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that for facilities ID/DD facilities and MC/DD facilities, the rates taking effect within 30 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act shall include an increase sufficient to provide a $2 per hour wage increase for non-executive front-line personnel, including, but not limited to, other specified staff and support personnel. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to increase the rates for ID/DD facilities and MC/DD facilities taking effect for services delivered on or after January 1, 2020 to provide a minimum $2 per hour wage increase over the wages in effect on December 30, 2019. Requires the Department to increase rates and reimbursements in effect on January 1, 2020 for community-based providers for persons with developmental disabilities in order to fund a minimum $2 per hour wage increase. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Provides that the Departments of Human Services and Healthcare and Family Services may adopt emergency rules. Effective immediately.

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Jun 23, 2020

House

Rule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Mar 17, 2020

House

Assigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee

Feb 27, 2020

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan "Yoni" Pizer

Feb 19, 2020

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John Connor

Feb 18, 2020

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Didech

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Yehiel M. Kalish

House

Referred to Rules Committee

House

First Reading

Feb 11, 2020

House

Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel

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