FY2016/2017
Emergency Stop Gap Budget Agreement
ILLINOIS CPA SOCIETY
Government Relations Office
Prepared by: Martin Green
E-mail: greenm@icpas.org
Report created on May 16, 2021
 
HB4521UNBALANCED BUDGET RESPONSE ACT (DURKIN J) Creates the Unbalanced Budget Response Act. Provides authority and procedures for the Governor to establish contingency reserves of previously appropriated funds, and to transfer balances between special funds in the State treasury and the General Revenue Fund. Describes the agencies and programs subject to this authority. Provides that designated agencies may adopt emergency rules to carry out the purposes of the Act. Defines terms. Provides that the Act is repealed on July 1, 2017. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to make conforming changes. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Adds actions taken under the Unbalanced Budget Response Act to a Section relating to applicability. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement by the State. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   5/5/2016 - House Revenue & Finance
 State Bill Page:   HB4521
 
HB4678ABLE ACCOUNTS-CLEAN UP (BURKE K) Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 - Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Permits the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to adopt emergency rules to implement the provisions of the amendatory Act. Amends the State Finance Act. Provides that for State fiscal years 2017 and 2018, disbursements from the Healthcare Provider Relief Fund shall be made for certain payments to the designated human poison control center. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes the following changes to the Hospital Provider Funding Article: In a provision concerning certain annual assessments on inpatient services, provides that effective July 1, 2016 and semi-annually thereafter through June 2018, in addition to any federally required State share, the amount of $218.38 shall be increased by a uniform percentage to generate an amount equal to 75% of the ACA Assessment Adjustment. In a provision concerning certain annual assessments on outpatient services, provides that effective July 1, 2016 and semi-annually thereafter through June 2018, in addition to any federally required State share, the amount of .008766 shall be increased by a uniform percentage to generate an amount equal to 25% of the ACA Assessment Adjustment. Defines "ACA Assessment Adjustment". Requires the Department to complete and apply a final reconciliation of the ACA Assessment Adjustment prior to June 30, 2018. Provides that, for State fiscal years 2017 and 2018, disbursements from the Hospital Provider Fund shall be made for making transfers to the Healthcare Provider Relief Fund of moneys collected from the ACA Assessment Adjustment. Provides that effective January 1, 2016, the Department shall increase capitation payments to managed care organizations to include the payments authorized under the Code to preserve access to hospital services for Medicaid recipients by ensuring that the reimbursement provided for Affordable Care Act adults enrolled in a MCO is equivalent to the reimbursement provided for Affordable Care Act adults enrolled in a fee-for-service program. Provides that such payments may be guaranteed by a surety bond obtained by the managed care organization in an amount established by the Department to approximate one month's liability of authorized payments. Makes changes to provisions concerning hospital access payments for Affordable Care Act adults who are enrolled under a fee-for-service or capitated managed care program. Contains a provision requiring the Department to make a specified payment to the designated human poison control center for State fiscal year 2017 and State fiscal year 2018. Amends the Lead Poisoning Prevention Act. Shortens the time period under which hospitals located in DuPage County shall make quarterly installments to the human poison control center in existence as of July 1, 2014 and established under the authority of the Act. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   6/30/2016 - Effective Date June 30, 2016
 State Bill Page:   HB4678
 
SB318AMENDS THE SCHOOL CODE. (CULLERTON J) House Floor Amendment No. 3 - Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Provides that a separate tax may be levied by the Chicago Board of Education for the purpose of making an employer contribution to the Public School Teachers' Pension and Retirement Fund of Chicago, at a rate not to exceed 0.383%; requires the proceeds from this separate tax to be paid directly to the Pension Fund. Provides that the rate is not a new rate for the purposes of the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law. Amends the Property Tax Extension Limitation Law in the Property Tax Code to add certain extensions made for making employer contributions to the Chicago Teachers Pension Fund to the list of special purpose extensions that are excluded from the aggregate extension.
 Current Status:   6/30/2016 - Effective Date June 1, 2017
 State Bill Page:   SB318
 
SB1810FY2017 STOPGAP BUDGET IMPLEMENTATION ACT (LINK T) House Floor Amendment No. 1 - Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the FY2017 Stopgap Budget Implementation Act. Provides that the purpose of the Act is to make the changes in State programs that are necessary to implement the Governor's FY2017 stopgap budget recommendations. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   6/30/2016 - Effective Date June 30, 2016
 State Bill Page:   SB1810
 
SB2047$VARIOUS (CULLERTON J) House Floor Amendment No. 5 - Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Makes appropriations for Fiscal Year 2016 and 2017. Effective immediately with certain provisions subject to specified conditions.
 Current Status:   6/30/2016 - House Floor Amendment No. 5 (M1) Motion to Suspend Rule 15(d) - Prevailed
 State Bill Page:   SB2047
 
SB2822AMENDS THE CHICAGO TEACHER ARTICLE OF THE ILLINOIS PENSION CODE. (MULROE J) House Floor Amendment No. 3 - Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Chicago Teacher Article of the Illinois Pension Code. Requires the State to contribute the amount of $215,200,000 to the Fund for fiscal year 2017. Amends the State Pension Funds Continuing Appropriation Act. Provides for a continuing appropriation from the Common School Fund to the Public School Teachers' Pension and Retirement Fund of Chicago during State fiscal year 2017.
 Current Status:   12/16/2016 - Total Veto Stands
 State Bill Page:   SB2822
 
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