92nd General Assembly
Status of HB0675
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   320 ILCS 25/3.15          from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 403.15                      
   320 ILCS 25/4             from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 404                         

        Amends the Senior Citizens  and  Disabled  Persons  Property  Tax      
   Relief  and  Pharmaceutical  Assistance  Act.  Adds coverage for drugs      
   used to treat osteoporosis, clinical depression,  multiple  sclerosis,      
   bi-polar disorder, schizophrenia, lupus, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis      
   (ALS),  and  gastrointestinal  disease.  Lowers the age of eligibility      
   for both the tax relief and pharmaceutical assistance programs  to  55      
   (now  65).  Increases  the  income  eligibility level for both circuit      
   breaker and pharmaceutical assistance to (i) 28,000  for  a  household      
   containing  one  person,  (ii)  $36,000  for  a household containing 2      
   persons, or (iii) $42,000 for a household containing 3 or more persons      
   for the 2001 grant year and thereafter.  Effective immediately.             
   FEB-06-2001  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   FEB-06-2001  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-06-2001  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   FEB-07-2001  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               REVENUE               
   FEB-09-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 FORBY                 
   FEB-09-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 FOWLER                
   FEB-16-2001  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 MCKEON                
   FEB-22-2001  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    FRITCHEY              
   FEB-27-2001  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    FRANKS                
   MAR-16-2001  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   MAR-20-2001  H  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    YARBROUGH             
   JAN-07-2003  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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