Bills of Interest That Did Not Pass This Session

Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:13 AM | Nina Vidmer (Administrator)

IL - HB295 PREPAID FUNERAL/BURIAL

Primary Sponsor: Representative Natalie A. Manley (D)

Legislative Summary: Tiffany Sievers and Leonard Berg worked with State agencies to find agreeable language. DHS, HFS, Cemetery Association, Comptroller will continue to work on the legislation and comments and feedback from NAELA members will be ongoing. Leonard’s comments to technical and substantial changes continue to be submitted. This legislation replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that an insured or any other person who may be the owner of rights under a policy of life insurance may make an irrevocable assignment of all or a part of his or her rights under the policy to a funeral home in accordance with a specified provision of the Illinois Funeral or Burial Funds Act.

IL - SB282 AGING-DHS-DHFS-DON SCORES

Primary Sponsor: Senator Omar Aquino (D)

Legislative Summary: Dawn Weekly and Lobbyist monitored this bill throughout the session for traction. This legislation would ensure that the DON scores would allow for fewer long term care residents and increase in home services.


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