(305 ILCS 20/10)
(from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 1410)
Energy Assistance Funds.
(a) The AFDC Energy Assistance Fund is hereby created as a special fund
in the State Treasury.
The AFDC Energy Assistance Fund is authorized to receive whether by
appropriation, transfer, statutory deposit or fund transfer, all amounts
appropriated from State funds to the Department of Human Services (acting as
successor to the Illinois Department of Public Aid
under the Department of Human Services Act) specifically for energy
assistance payments for persons and families
receiving assistance pursuant to Section 4-1 of the Illinois Public Aid
Code and subsection (c) of Section 6 of this Act, and any administrative
expense related thereto.
(b) Subject to appropriation by the General Assembly, the Department is
authorized to expend monies from the AFDC Energy Assistance Fund for the
(1) for energy assistance payments to or on behalf of
individuals or families who receive assistance pursuant to Section 4-1 of The Illinois Public Aid Code in accordance with the provisions of Section 6 of this Act; and
(2) for the necessary and contingent expenses of the
Department incurred in the administration of that portion of the Act described in paragraph (1) of this subsection.
(c) The AFDC Energy Assistance Fund shall be inoperative after
September 30, 1991.
(d) Subject to appropriations made by the General Assembly, the Department
is authorized to expend monies from the Low Income Energy Assistance Block
Grant Fund for the purpose of providing assistance pursuant to Section 6 of
(Source: P.A. 89-507, eff. 7-1-97.)