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Public Act 099-0170


 

Public Act 0170 99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 099-0170
 
SB1847 EnrolledLRB099 10995 KTG 31357 b

    AN ACT concerning public aid.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
adding Section 12-4.13a as follows:
 
    (305 ILCS 5/12-4.13a new)
    Sec. 12-4.13a. Gross income eligibility standard; SNAP.
Subject to federal approval if required, a household that
includes an elderly, blind, or disabled person shall be
considered categorically eligible for Supplemental Nutrition
Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits if the gross income of such
household is at or below 200% of the nonfarm income poverty
guidelines updated periodically in the Federal Register by the
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under the
authority of 42 U.S.C. 9902(2); and a household that does not
include an elderly, blind, or disabled person shall be
considered categorically eligible for Supplemental Nutrition
Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits if the gross income of such
household is at or below 165% of those nonfarm income poverty
guidelines.
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect January
1, 2016.

Effective Date: 1/1/2016