(20 ILCS 55/5)
As used in this Act:
"Court-involved youth" means an individual who was committed to the custody of the Department of Juvenile Justice or a county juvenile detention center and has been released from that facility or discharged from custody.
"Homeless youth" means an individual up to 21 years of age, who has been verified as a homeless child or youth, as defined under the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act.
"Qualified applicant" means an individual who: (1) is 21 years of age or younger; (2) is qualified for the internship or student worker position; and (3) is or has been a dependent child in foster care, a homeless youth, or a court-involved youth.
"State agency" means all boards,
commissions, agencies, institutions, authorities, bodies politic and corporate
of the State created by or pursuant to the constitution or statute, of the
executive branch of State government.
(Source: P.A. 100-141, eff. 1-1-18