(30 ILCS 772/15)
Equity in Long-term Care Quality Fund.
(a) There is created in the State treasury a special fund to be known as the
Equity in Long-term Care Quality Fund. Grants
shall be funded using federal civil monetary penalties collected and deposited
Long Term Care Monitor/Receiver Fund established under the Nursing
Home Care Act. Subject
to appropriation, moneys in the Fund shall be used to improve the quality of nursing home care in areas without access to high-quality long-term care. Interest earned on moneys in the Fund shall be deposited into
(b) The Department may use no more than 10% of the moneys deposited into the Fund in any year to administer the program established by the Fund and to implement the requirements of the Nursing Home Care Act with respect to distressed facilities.
(Source: P.A. 96-1372, eff. 7-29-10.)