(20 ILCS 2310/2310-450)
Office for maternal and child health.
(a) The Department shall be responsible for administration of the Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant authorized by Title V of the federal Social Security Act. The Department shall be responsible for the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant and for preparation and submission of the annual application, annual report, and periodic needs assessment required for the receipt of these funds.
(b) The Department shall be responsible for the administration of the Family Planning Program award to the State of Illinois from Title X of the federal Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 300).
(c) All of the rights, powers, duties, and functions vested by law or that otherwise pertain to the programs and services transferred to the Department by this amendatory Act of the 99th General Assembly are transferred to the Department by July 1, 2016.
(d) The Department may adopt rules necessary to implement this Section. This Section does not affect the legality of any rules that are in force on the effective date of this Section that have been duly adopted by the Department of Human Services in its administration of the Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant. Those rules shall transfer to the Department and continue in effect until amended or repealed, except that references to a predecessor department shall, in appropriate contexts, be deemed to refer to the successor department under this Section. Any rules proposed prior to the effective date shall also transfer to the Department.
(e) The rights of State employees, the State, and its agencies under the Personnel Code and applicable collective bargaining agreements and retirement plans are not affected by this Section.
(f) The Department of Central Management Services shall establish a sufficient number of full-time positions at the Department, based on input from the Department of Human Services in order to provide for effective administration of these programs.
(g) All books, records, documents, and pending business pertaining to the rights, powers, duties, and functions transferred to the Department under this Section shall be transferred and delivered to the Department by July 1, 2016.
(h) In the case of books, records, or documents that pertain both to a function transferred to the Department under this Section and to a function retained by a predecessor agency or office, the Director and the Secretary of Human Services shall determine whether the books, records, or documents shall be transferred, copied, or left with the predecessor agency or office; until this determination has been made, the transfer of these materials shall not take effect.
(i) In the case of administrative functions performed by other units within the Department of Human Services and for the allocation of State or federal funds that benefited the programs transferred by this amendatory Act of the 99th General Assembly as well as other divisions within the Department of Human Services, the Director of Public Health and the Secretary of Human Services shall establish interagency agreements to continue these services, as well as cooperation for purposes of federal match and maintenance of effort and distribution of funds after July 1, 2016.
(Source: P.A. 99-901, eff. 8-26-16.)