(20 ILCS 105/4.06)
Minority Senior Citizen Program.
The Department shall develop
a program to identify the special needs and problems of minority senior
citizens and evaluate the adequacy and accessibility of existing programs and
information for minority senior citizens. The Department shall coordinate
services for minority senior citizens through the Department of Public Health,
the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, and the Department of Human Services.
The Department shall develop procedures to enhance and identify availability
of services and shall promulgate administrative rules to establish the
responsibilities of the Department.
The Department on Aging, the Department of Public Health, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, and the Department of Human Services shall
cooperate in the development and submission of an annual report on programs and
services provided under this Section. The joint report shall be filed with the
Governor and the General Assembly on or before September 30 of each year.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)