(20 ILCS 1705/20)
(from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 100-20)
To hold and direct the expenditure of all money which has been
or may be received by any officer of the several State facilities under the
direction and supervision of the Department, as profit on sales from
commissary stores. Such money shall be expended under the direction of the
Department for the special comfort, pleasure and amusement of
recipients or members and employees, provided that amounts
expended for comfort, pleasure and amusement of employees shall not exceed
the amount of profits derived from sales made to employees by such
commissaries, as determined by the Department.
Money received as interest and income on funds deposited for
recipients or members of such State facilities shall be expended
for the special comfort, pleasure and
amusement of the recipients or members of the
particular facility where the money is paid or received, except that
interest or income on the individual savings accounts or investments of
such recipients or members shall not be so expended, but
shall accrue to the individual accounts of such recipients or members.
Any money belonging to recipients or members separated from facilities
described under this Section, in custody of officers thereof, who are
separated by death, absolute discharge or unauthorized absence, may, if
unclaimed by the recipient or member or the legal representatives thereof for
a period of two years, be expended at the direction of the Department for
the purposes and in the manner specified above. Articles of personal
property, with the exception of clothing, so left in the custody of such
officers, shall, if unclaimed for the period of two years, be sold and the
money disposed of in the same manner.
Clothing left at the facility by recipients or members at the time of
separation may be used as determined by the facility if unclaimed by the
recipient or member or legal representatives thereof within
30 days after notification.
(Source: P.A. 86-922.)