(320 ILCS 25/7)
(from Ch. 67 1/2, par. 407)
Payment and denial of claims.
(a) In general. The Director shall order the payment from appropriations
made for that purpose of grants to claimants under this Act in the amounts
to which the Department has determined they are entitled, respectively. If
a claim is denied, the Director shall cause written notice of that denial
and the reasons for that denial to be sent to the claimant.
(b) Payment of claims one dollar and under. Where the amount of the
grant computed under Section 4 is less than one dollar, the Department
shall pay to the claimant one dollar.
(c) Right to appeal. Any person aggrieved by an action or determination of
the Department on Aging arising under any of its powers or
duties under this Act may request in writing that the
Department on Aging reconsider its action or determination,
setting out the facts upon which the request is based. The
Department on Aging shall consider the request and either
modify or affirm its prior action or determination. The
Department on Aging may adopt, by rule, procedures for conducting
its review under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 96-804, eff. 1-1-10; 97-689, eff. 6-14-12.)