Illinois General Assembly

Previous General Assemblies

 Bill Status of HB0010  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  DHS-FOOD STAMPS-PHOTO ID CARD

House Sponsors
Rep. Jim Sacia - Adam Brown - David Reis - Paul Evans and Jim Watson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/12-4.4a new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that every electronic benefits transfer ("LINK") card issued on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act by the Department of Human Services for the purpose of enabling the cardholder to obtain food stamp benefits or cash must include on the card's face a photograph of the cardholder. Provides that within 6 months after the effective date of this amendatory Act, the Department shall replace every still-valid card issued before that date with a card that includes on its face a photograph of the cardholder. Requires the Department to issue a caregiver identification card to the facility provider, guardian, or caregiver of a person entitled to benefits funded under the federal Food Stamp Program. Provides that every caregiver identification card must include on its face a current photo of the facility provider, guardian, or caregiver of the person entitled to benefits, the name of the person entitled to benefits, and a statement that clearly identifies the card holder as having the legal capacity to use the named person's LINK card. Further provides that beginning on the effective date of this amendatory Act, a facility provider, guardian, or caregiver must present a valid caregiver identification card when using a LINK card to obtain food stamp benefits or cash on behalf of a person entitled to benefits funded under the federal Food Stamp Program.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/28/2010HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Jim Sacia
  1/12/2011HouseFirst Reading
  1/12/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Brown
  2/8/2011HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  2/17/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  3/17/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  3/29/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  11/10/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Paul Evans
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Back To Top