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92_HB5140sam001 LRB9212138DJgcam05 1 AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 5140 2 AMENDMENT NO. . Amend House Bill 5140 by replacing 3 lines 13 through 33 on page 2 and lines 1 through 17 on page 4 3 with the following: 5 "Section 10. Plan for Unified Child Support Services. 6 (a) By July 1, 2003 and by July 1 of each subsequent 7 year, a State's Attorney may submit to the Department a Plan 8 for a Unified Child Support Services Program that includes 9 all of the components set forth in Section 15 of this Act and 10 that includes a projected budget of the necessary and 11 reasonable direct and indirect costs for operation of the 12 Program. The Plan may provide for phasing in the Program with 13 different implementation dates. 14 (b) By December 1 of the year in which a Plan is 15 submitted, the Department shall approve or reject the Plan. 16 If the Plan is approved, the Department and the State's 17 Attorney shall enter into an intergovernmental agreement 18 incorporating the Plan, subject to the approval of the 19 Attorney General and the appropriate county board. If the 20 Plan is rejected, the Department must set forth (i) specific 21 reasons that the Plan fails to satisfy the specific goals and 22 requirements of this Act or other State or federal 23 requirements and (ii) specific reasons that the necessary and -2- LRB9212138DJgcam05 1 reasonable costs for operation of the Plan could not be 2 agreed upon. 3 (c) Any State's Attorney who submits a Plan pursuant to 4 this Act shall commit to manage the Program for a period of 5 no less than 3 years. 6 (d) If a Plan is rejected, or if for any reason an 7 intergovernmental agreement is not signed, the prior 8 agreement under this Act shall continue in effect until a new 9 intergovernmental agreement is signed or the agreement is 10 terminated. 11 (e) The Department may impose a restriction that no more 12 than 3 State's Attorneys may begin operating a Program in a 13 given year. The Department shall develop a procedure for fair 14 and orderly consideration of Plans as they are submitted or 15 as interest by a State's Attorney is otherwise demonstrated. 16 (f) In any county in which a Unified Child Support 17 Services Program is operating, the Clerk of the Circuit Court 18 may submit to the Department a plan for filing, recording, 19 and making available for retrieval all administrative orders 20 of parentage and administrative orders setting, modifying, or 21 terminating child support obligations for all IV-D cases 22 pending in the county on the implementation date of the 23 Program and all new cases in the IV-D Child Support Program. 24 The Department shall approve or reject the plan, according to 25 the criteria set forth in subsection (b), and shall enter 26 into the appropriate intergovernmental agreement 27 incorporating the plan unless the Department can demonstrate 28 that it has an alternative approach."; and 29 on page 5, line 3, by replacing "Identifying" with "Obtaining 30 identified"; and 31 on page 5, line 10, by replacing "Providing" with "Obtaining 32 information to provide"; and 33 on page 5, by replacing lines 18 through 21 with the -3- LRB9212138DJgcam05 1 following: 2 "a current child support case."; and 3 on page 6, line 2, after "an", by inserting "impartial and 4 independent"; and 5 on page 6, line 16, by replacing "this Act" with "the 6 approved Plan"; and 7 on page 7, line 14, before the comma, by inserting "and a 8 designated representative of the Illinois State's Attorneys 9 Association"; and 10 on page 9, by replacing lines 4 through 11 with the 11 following: 12 (c) In all counties, whether or not the State's Attorney 13 in a county is operating a Program, the Department must, at 14 a"; and 15 on page 9, line 22, before the period, by inserting the 16 following: 17 ", including the responsibility (i) for entering and editing 18 data for activities being conducted by the Department with 19 respect to a current child support case and (ii) for having 20 conflicting or incorrect data reconciled with respect to 21 those activities"; and 22 on page 10, line 17, by changing "(e)" to "(d)".
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