Rate increases provided for developmental care facilities and agenciesAugust 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 404The Illinois Department of Health and Family Services has amended 89 Ill Adm Code 153. The amendment grants rate increases of three percent to "intermediate care facilities for persons with developmental disabilities" (ICF/MRs) and to agencies for developmental training.
Horseracing rules updated to punish horses running off strideJuly 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 334The Illinois Racing Board has amended part 1318 of title 11, 11 Ill Adm Code 1318, with regard to horse racing. Horses running off stride for longer than one-sixteenth of a mile will now be considered to be in violation of the amended rule.
Federal regulations adopted regarding driver service hoursJune 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 28492 Ill Adm Code 395 has been amended by the Illinois Department of Transportation, which has integrated the regulations that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration began using via 70 FR 49978, as of August 25, 2005.
Health and safety rules repealedJune 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 284Effective March 13, 2006, the Illinois Department of Labor has repealed 56 Ill Adm Code 350.
New guidelines for capitated agreements between HMOs and MCOsJune 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 284By amending Part 5421 to Title 50, the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has added new requirements for capitated agreements between Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) and Managed Care Organizations (MCOs).
Pollution Control Board adds five new permit exemptionsJune 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 284Effective March 3, 2006, five new permit exemptions are available from the Pollution Control Board. The exemptions are found in Part 201 of Title 35, in new subsections hhh through lll of section 201.146.
New rule for providers of health insuranceMay 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 230Effective February 15, 2006, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has added new sections to Part 2025 of Title 50.
Procedures for appealing to PTAB adjustedMay 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 230In order to clarify existing procedures and add a new deadline extension for submitting rebuttal evidence, the Property Tax Appeal Board has amended and added to Part 1910 of Title 86, 86 Ill Adm Code 1910, effective February 15, 2006.
New requirements for respondents and state agencies under the Human Rights ActApril 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 174Through changes to Subparts C and H of Part 2520 to Title 56, the Illinois Department of Human Rights (Department) has stipulated new requirements for respondents under the Human Rights Act (Act) as well as new record keeping requirements for executive state agencies under the Act.
New sales definitions for small retail and wholesale businessesMarch 2006Illinois Law Update, Page 118The Department of Central Management Services has revised Part 1 of Subtitle A, Chapter I to Title 44. The new amendments, which expand sales limits for "small" vendors and wholesalers and allow for a greater number of small businesses to participate in the state's Small Business Set-Aside Program, went into effect December 22, 2005.