(70 ILCS 920/7.1)
(from Ch. 23, par. 1707.1)
For the purposes of this Act, a person is a resident of and
entitled to receive the benefits provided for in Section 7 from the
(a) in which he has resided for at least 3 months or who has
demonstrated the intent to become a resident at the time he is first
diagnosed as having tuberculosis, or suspected of having tuberculosis, for
the period from the time of that diagnosis until his case become inactive
or he has resided outside of that district for 6 months, whichever first
(b) in which he has resided for at least 6 months with a known case of
tuberculosis after moving from the district where the case was first
(c) in which he has resided for at least 6 months with a known, but
inactive, case of tuberculosis which subsequently is reactivated.
The board of directors may provide hospitalization to any person
afflicted with tuberculosis regardless of his residence.
A person suffering from tuberculosis who does not meet the residency
requirements under paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of this Section may be
hospitalized in a tuberculosis sanitarium maintained by the Department of
The board of directors shall provide out-patient diagnostic, treatment
and observation services to all persons residing in its district regardless
of the length of time of that residence.
(Source: Laws 1968 p. 72.)