(30 ILCS 705/4)
(from Ch. 127, par. 2304)
Grant Application and Agreement Requirements.
(a) Any person or organization, public or private, desiring to receive grant funds must submit a grant application to the appropriate grantor agency. Applications for grant funds shall be made on prescribed forms developed by the grantor agency, and shall include, without being limited to, the following provisions:
(1) the name, address, chief officers, and general
description of the applicant;
(2) a general description of the program, project, or
use for which grant funding is requested;
(3) such plans, equipment lists, and other documents
as may be required to show the type, structure, and general character of the program, project, or use for which grant funding is requested;
(4) cost estimates of developing, constructing,
operating, or completing the program, project, or use for which grant funding is requested; and
(5) a program of proposed expenditures for the grant
(b) Grant funds may not be used except
pursuant to a written grant agreement, and any disbursement of grant funds
without a grant agreement is void. At a minimum, a grant agreement must:
(1) describe the purpose of the grant and be signed
by the grantor agency making the grant and all grantees of the grant;
(2) specify how payments shall be made, what
constitutes permissible expenditure of the grant funds, and the financial controls applicable to the grant, including, for those grants in excess of $25,000, the filing of quarterly reports describing the progress of the program, project, or use and the expenditure of the grant funds related thereto;
(3) specify the period of time for which the grant is
valid and, subject to the limitation of Section 5, the period of time during which grant funds may be expended by the grantee;
(4) contain a provision that any grantees receiving
grant funds are required to permit the grantor agency, the Auditor General, or the Attorney General to inspect and audit any books, records, or papers related to the program, project, or use for which grant funds were provided;
(5) contain a provision that all funds remaining at
the end of the grant agreement or at the expiration of the period of time grant funds are available for expenditure or obligation by the grantee shall be returned to the State within 45 days; and
(6) contain a provision in which the grantee
certifies under oath that all information in the grant agreement is true and correct to the best of the grantee's knowledge, information, and belief; that the funds shall be used only for the purposes described in the grant agreement; and that the award of grant funds is conditioned upon such certification.
(Source: P.A. 96-795, eff. 7-1-10 (see Section 5 of P.A. 96-793 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 96-795)
(30 ILCS 705/15.1)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on July 1, 2019)
Illinois Single Audit Commission.
(a) There is created the Illinois Single Audit Commission. The Commission shall assist the Governor's Office of Management and Budget in creating its annual report under Section 90 of the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act.
(b) The Commission shall be comprised of one representative from each of the following grant-making agencies who is an expert in grants subject matter, and who shall be appointed by the Governor, one of whom shall be designated as Chairperson: Department on Aging; Department of Children and Family Services; Department of Healthcare and Family Services; Department of Human Services; Department of Public Health; Criminal Justice Information Authority; Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity; Department of Transportation; Illinois State Board of Education; Illinois Student Assistance Commission; Department of Agriculture; Environmental Protection Agency; and Department of Natural Resources.
(c) The Governor may, as he or she deems necessary or appropriate, designate representatives of additional State agencies with grant-making authority to serve as members of the Commission.
(d) The Governor may appoint a total of 4 representatives of community organizations, providers, or associations who are experts in grants subject matter to serve as members of the Commission.
(e) The Governor may appoint a total of 3 representatives of public institutions of higher education who are experts in grants subject matter to serve as members of the Commission.
(f) Should any of the State agencies listed in subsection (b) of this Section deem that additional representation by community organizations, providers, or associations is necessary or appropriate, and the Commission as a whole is in concurrence with this decision, the State agency or agencies may appoint additional members; provided, however, that no more than a total of 4 such additional members may be appointed to the Commission.
(g) The Commission shall also include: a representative of the Governor's Office of Management and Budget, appointed by the Governor; 4 members of the General Assembly, one from the House of Representatives Democratic Caucus, one from the House of Representatives Republican Caucus, one from the Senate Democratic Caucus, and one from the Senate Republican Caucus, all of whom shall be appointed by the Governor.
(h) The Co-chairpersons of the relevant subcommittees within the Management Initiative Improvement Committee under Section 1-37b of the Department of Human Services Act may be included as members of the Commission if the Commission deems their inclusion necessary for the coordination of its efforts.
(i) The Commission shall provide advice and technical assistance to the Governor's Office of Management and Budget in connection with the rules drafted pursuant to the Grant Accountability and Transparency Act.
(j) This Section is repealed on July 1, 2019.
(Source: P.A. 98-706, eff. 7-16-14.)