(215 ILCS 106/35)
(a) This Program is not an entitlement and shall not be construed to
create an entitlement. Eligibility for the Program is subject to appropriation
of funds by the State and federal governments. Subdivision (a)(2) of Section
25 shall operate and be funded only if subdivision (a)(1) of Section 25 is
operational and funded. The estimated net State share of appropriated funds
for subdivision (a)(2) of Section 25 shall be equal to the estimated net State
share of appropriated funds for subdivision (a)(1) of Section 25.
(b) Any requirement imposed under this Act and any implementation of
this Act by the Department shall cease in the event (1) continued receipt of
federal funds for implementation of this Act requires an amendment to this Act,
or (2) federal funds for implementation of the Act are not otherwise available.
(c) Payments under this Act shall be appropriated from the General Revenue
Fund and other funds that are authorized to be used to reimburse or make
medical payments for health care benefits under this Act or Title XXI of the
Social Security Act.
(d) Benefits under this Act shall be available only as long as the
intergovernmental agreements made pursuant to Section 12-4.7 and Article XV of
the Illinois Public Aid Code and entered into between the Department and the
Cook County Board of Commissioners continue to exist.
(Source: P.A. 90-736, eff. 8-12-98; 91-24, eff. 7-1-99