(20 ILCS 2320/20)
Lead agency; grant.
(a) The Department shall designate an entity to serve as the lead agency in administering the pilot program. Any entity located in Kane County that has established consortia of health entities may apply for designation as the lead agency and for a grant under this Section. The Department shall determine the form and manner of application. The application must state the name and address of the proposed lead agency.
(b) Any entity, or a group of individuals or entities or a combination of both, located in a county with a population of less than 100,000 that is contiguous to Kane County may join with an entity described in subsection (a) in applying for a grant under this Section to establish the pilot program to serve a multi-county area that includes Kane County. The lead agency for such a multi-county program must be located in Kane County, however.
(c) The Department shall award a grant to the lead agency designated under subsection (a) for the purpose of administering the pilot program. The lead agency shall use the grant moneys to administer and coordinate pilot program activities within the county or counties of the program's operation and shall develop community partnerships necessary to implement the pilot program.
(Source: P.A. 95-645, eff. 10-11-07.)