(320 ILCS 42/15)
Designation of lead agency; annual report.
(a) The Department on Aging shall be the lead agency for: the provision of services to older adults and their family caregivers; restructuring Illinois' service delivery system for older adults; and implementation of this Act, except where otherwise provided. The Department on Aging shall collaborate with the departments of Public Health and Healthcare and Family Services and any other relevant agencies, and shall consult with the Advisory Committee, in all aspects of these duties, except as otherwise provided in this Act.
(b) The Departments shall promulgate rules to implement this Act pursuant to the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.
(c) On January 1, 2006, and each January 1 thereafter, the Department shall issue a report to the General Assembly on progress made in complying with this Act, impediments thereto, recommendations of the Advisory Committee, and any recommendations for legislative changes necessary to implement this Act. To the extent practicable, all reports required by this Act shall be consolidated into a single report.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)