Bill Status of HB2620 100th General Assembly
Short Description: DHS-DIAPER ALLOWANCE
Rep. Robyn Gabel - Elizabeth Hernandez - Melissa Conyears-Ervin - Kathleen Willis, Daniel J. Burke, Christian L. Mitchell and Mary E. Flowers
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Human Services Act. Provides that a person is eligible for a diaper allowance of $80 per month per child if the person's household income is at or below 50% of the federal poverty guidelines, the person is responsible for the welfare of a child 3 years of age or younger, and the person receives medical assistance under the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the diaper allowance may be used only to purchase diapers and shall be issued through an electronic benefit transfer card. Provides that the diaper allowance is not considered income for purposes of determining eligibility for medical assistance under the Illinois Public Aid Code or for any other public aid benefits provided under State law. Effective October 1, 2018.