TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER IV: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER b: ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
PART 112 TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES
SECTION 112.69 FELONS AND VIOLATORS OF PAROLE OR PROBATION


 

Section 112.69  Felons and Violators of Parole or Probation

 

a)         Persons convicted, for acts that occur after August 21, 1996, of a Class X or Class 1 felony involving the possession, use or distribution of a controlled substance under Illinois or comparable federal law will not receive payment.

 

b)         Persons convicted, for acts that occur after August 21, 1996, of any drug-related felony not listed in subsection (a) under Illinois or federal law are ineligible for two years following the date of the conviction, unless they are in drug treatment or aftercare as defined in the Illinois Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act [20 ILCS 301/1-10] or have successfully participated in and completed drug treatment and/or aftercare subsequent to their conviction.

 

c)         Persons convicted in state or federal court of misrepresenting an address to receive assistance from programs funded by a federal TANF grant, Title XIX, the Food Stamp Act of 1977, or the Supplemental Security Income program in two or more states is ineligible to participate in the Illinois TANF program for a ten-year period beginning with the date of the conviction.

 

d)         Probation and parole violators are not eligible.

 

e)         Fugitive felons are not eligible.

 

f)         Family members of the persons ineligible under subsections (a) through (e) may be eligible, unless the ineligible person is the only child in the family.  In considering eligibility and the amount of assistance for these family members, the income of the ineligible person is considered available to them.

 

(Source:  Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 4441, effective January 29, 2014)