A few bills of interest to Illinois NAELA have been signed into law since our last update, including:
HB 3849 SUPPORTED DECISION-MAKING ACT – Effective February 27, 2022. This purpose of this legislation is to recognize a less restrictive alternative to guardianship for adults with disabilities. It creates a “Supported Decision-Making Agreement.”
SB 2244 PROP TX SENIOR FREEZE – INCOME - Effective August 27, 2021. This legislation increases the income limitation to $65,000 for tax years 2022 through 2025.
SB 2137 NURSING HOMES – SOCIAL ISOLATION– Effective August 27, 2021. This legislation involves addressing social isolation in nursing homes by providing assistive and supportive technology devices to residents.