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Public Act 095-0112


 

Public Act 0112 95TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 095-0112
 
HB1708 Enrolled LRB095 09344 JAM 29539 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Developmental Disability and Mental
Disability Services Act is amended by changing Section 3-5 as
follows:
 
    (405 ILCS 80/3-5)  (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 1803-5)
    Sec. 3-5. The Department shall create application forms
which shall be used to determine the eligibility of families
for the Program. The forms shall require at least the following
items of information which constitute the eligibility criteria
for participation in the Program:
    (a) A statement that the family resides in the State of
Illinois.
    (b) A statement that the family member is 17 years of age
or younger.
    (c) A statement that the family member resides, or is
expected to reside, with his or her parent or legal guardian,
or that the family member resides in an out-of-home placement
with the expectation of residing with the parent or legal
guardian within 2 months of the date of the application.
    (d) Verification that the family member has one of the
following conditions: severe autism, severe mental illness,
severe or profound mental retardation, or severe and multiple
impairments. Verification of the family member's condition
shall be:
    (1) by the family member's local school district for family
members enrolled with a local school district; or
    (2) by an entity designated by the Department.
    (e) Verification that the taxable income for the family for
the year immediately preceding the date of the application did
not exceed an amount to be established by rule of the
Department, unless it can be verified that the taxable income
for the family for the year in which the application is made
will be less than such amount. The maximum taxable family
income set by rule of the Department may not be less than
$65,000 beginning January 1, 2008.
(Source: P.A. 86-921.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/13/2007