(305 ILCS 20/10) (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 1410)
    Sec. 10. 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 following purposes:
        (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 this Act.
(Source: P.A. 89-507, eff. 7-1-97.)