(750 ILCS 24/5)
In this Act:
"Child support services" mean any services provided with respect to parentage
establishment, support establishment, medical support establishment, support
modification, or support enforcement.
"Child support specialist" means a paralegal, attorney, or other staff
member with specialized training in child support services.
"Current child support case" means a case that is pending in the IV-D Child
Support Program for which any action is being taken by a Unified Child Support
"Department" means the Department of Healthcare and Family Services.
"IV-D Child Support Program" means the child support enforcement program
established pursuant to Title IV, Part D of the federal Social Security Act and
Article X of the Illinois Public Aid Code.
"KIDS" means the Key Information Delivery System that includes a statewide
database of all cases in the IV-D Child Support Program.
"Medicaid" means the medical assistance program under Article V of the
Illinois Public Aid Code.
"Obligor" and "obligee" mean those terms as defined in the Income Withholding
for Support Act.
"Plan" means a plan for a Unified Child Support Services Program.
"Program" means the Unified Child Support Services Program in a county or
group of counties.
"State Disbursement Unit" means the State Disbursement Unit established under
Section 10-26 of the Illinois Public Aid Code.
"State's Attorney" means the duly elected State's Attorney of an Illinois
2 or more State's Attorneys who have formed a consortium for purposes of
Unified Child Support Services Program within a specific region of the State.
"Temporary Assistance for Needy Families" means the Temporary Assistance for
Needy Families (TANF) program under Article IV of the Illinois Public Aid Code.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)