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(20 ILCS 630/2)
(from Ch. 48, par. 2402)
For the purposes of this Act, the following words have the
meanings ascribed to them in this Section.
(a) "Advisory Committee" means the 21st Century Workforce Development Fund Advisory Committee.
(b) "Coordinator" means the Illinois Emergency Employment
Development Coordinator appointed under Section 3.
(c) "Department" means the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
(d) "Director" means the Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.
(e) "Eligible business" means a for-profit business.
(f) "Eligible employer" means an eligible nonprofit agency, or
an eligible business.
(g) "Eligible job applicant" means a person who (1) has been a resident
of this State for at least one year; and (2) is unemployed;
and (3) is not
receiving and is not qualified to receive unemployment compensation or
workers' compensation; and (4) is determined by the employment
administrator to be likely to be available for employment by an eligible
employer for the duration of the job.
(h) "Eligible nonprofit agency" means an organization exempt from
taxation under the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, Section 501(c)(3).
(i) "Employment administrator" means the administrative entity designated by the Coordinator, and approved by the Advisory Committee, to administer the provisions of this Act in each service delivery area. With approval of the Advisory Committee, the Coordinator may designate an administrative entity authorized under the Workforce
Innovation and Opportunity Act or private, public, or non-profit entities that have proven effectiveness in providing training, workforce development, and job placement services to low-income individuals.
(j) "Fringe benefits" means all non-salary costs for each person employed under the program, including, but not limited to, workers compensation, unemployment insurance, and health benefits, as would be provided to non-subsidized employees performing similar work.
(k) "Household" means a group of persons living at the same residence
consisting of, at a maximum, spouses and the minor children of each.
(l) "Program" means the Illinois Emergency Employment Development
Program created by this Act consisting of new job creation in the private sector.
(m) "Service delivery area" means an area designated as a Local Workforce Investment Area by the State.
Innovation and Opportunity Act" means the federal Workforce
Innovation and Opportunity Act, any amendments to that Act, and any other applicable federal statutes.
(Source: P.A. 99-576, eff. 7-15-16; 100-477, eff. 9-8-17.)