(305 ILCS 5/4-21)
    Sec. 4-21. Sanctions.
    (a) The Illinois Department shall, by rule, establish a system of sanctions for persons who fail to cooperate, without good cause, with employment and training programs or other programs under this Article or Article IXA or who fail to cooperate with child support programs under this Article, Article X, or Title IV of the federal Social Security Act. The sanctions may discontinue all or part of the cash grant provided under this Article. The sanctions may be time limited or continue until the person cooperates in the program. The sanctions may be progressive in that a second, third, or further sanction may be progressively more severe or last longer.
    (b) The Illinois Department shall, by rule, define what constitutes failure to cooperate and what constitutes good cause which would excuse that failure.
(Source: P.A. 90-17, eff. 7-1-97.)