(405 ILCS 5/2-105)
(from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 2-105)
A recipient of services may use his money as he chooses,
unless he is a minor or prohibited from doing so under a court guardianship
order. A recipient may deposit or cause to be deposited money in his name
with a service provider or financial institution with the approval of the
provider or financial institution. Money deposited with a service provider
shall not be retained by the service provider. Any earnings attributable
to a recipient's money shall accrue to him.
Except where a recipient has given informed consent, no service provider
nor any of its employees shall be made representative payee for his social
security, pension, annuity, trust fund, or any other form of direct payment
When a recipient is discharged from a service provider, all of his money,
including earnings, shall be returned to him.
(Source: P.A. 80-1414.)