Bill Text: IL HB2941 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Enrolled


Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Illinois Department of Corrections, the Cook County Department of Corrections, and the office of the sheriff of every other county to honor all intergovernmental agreements with the Department of Human Services concerning the exchange of inmate information and to provide all required information in a timely manner. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Enrolled) 2019-06-19 - Sent to the Governor [HB2941 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-HB2941-Enrolled.html



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1 AN ACT concerning public aid.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
5changing Section 12-4.7b as follows:
6 (305 ILCS 5/12-4.7b)
7 Sec. 12-4.7b. Exchanges of information; inmates. The
8Department shall enter into intergovernmental agreements to
9conduct monthly exchanges of information with the Illinois
10Department of Corrections, the Cook County Department of
11Corrections, and the office of the sheriff of every other
12county to determine whether any individual included in an
13assistance unit receiving public aid under any Article of this
14Code is an inmate in a facility operated by the Illinois
15Department of Corrections, the Cook County Department of
16Corrections, or a county sheriff. The Illinois Department of
17Corrections, the Cook County Department of Corrections, and the
18office of the sheriff of every other county shall honor all
19intergovernmental agreements with the Department under this
20Section and shall provide all required information in a timely
21manner. The Department shall review each month the entire list
22of individuals generated by the monthly exchange and shall
23verify the eligibility for benefits under this Code for each

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1individual on the list. The Department shall terminate benefits
2under this Code for any individual determined to be ineligible
3by this monthly review. The Department shall use any legal
4means available to recoup as an overpayment any assistance
5provided to an individual for any period during which he or she
6was ineligible to receive the assistance.
7(Source: P.A. 89-659, eff. 8-14-96.)
8 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
9becoming law.
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