|Title:||Health and Human Services Task Force|
The Task Force shall meet on a quarterly basis, or more often if necessary.
|Contact Name:||Kari Branham|
|Contact Title:||Special Projects Administrator Illinois Department of Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary, Programs|
|Function:||To undertake a systematic review of health and human service departments and programs with the goal of improving health and human service outcomes for Illinois residents.|
|Composition:||Task Force members shall include one member appointed by the President of the Senate, one member appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate, one member appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, one member appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, and other members appointed by the Governor. The Governor's appointments shall include, without limitation, the following:
(A) One member of the Senate, appointed by the Senate
President, who shall serve as Co-Chair;
(B) One member of the House of Representatives, appointed by the Speaker of the House, who shall serve as
(C) Eight members of the General Assembly representing
each of the majority and minority caucuses of each
(D) The Directors or Secretaries of the following
State agencies or their designees:
(i) Department of Human Services.
(ii) Department of Children and Family Services.
(iii) Department of Healthcare and Family
(iv) State Board of Education.
(v) Department on Aging.
(vi) Department of Public Health.
(vii) Department of Veterans' Affairs.
(viii) Department of Insurance.
(E) Local government stakeholders and nongovernmental
stakeholders with an interest in human services, including
representation among the following private-sector fields
(i) Early childhood education and development.
(ii) Child care.
(iii) Child welfare.
(iv) Youth services.
(v) Developmental disabilities.
(vi) Mental health.
(vii) Employment and training.
(viii) Sexual and domestic violence.
(ix) Alcohol and substance abuse.
(x) Local community collaborations among human
(xi) Immigrant services.
(xii) Affordable housing.
(xiii) Food and nutrition.
(xv) Older adults.
(xvi) Physical disabilities.
(xvii) Maternal and child health.
(xviii) Medicaid managed care organizations.
(xix) Healthcare delivery.
(xx) Health insurance.|
|Chair:||Senate President appointment and Speaker of the House appointment will serve as co-chairs.|
|Authority:||20 ILCS 5175|