TITLE 4: DISCRIMINATION PROCEDURES
CHAPTER XLIII: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
PART 1150 AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
SECTION 1150.20 DEFINITIONS
Section 1150.20 Definitions
"ADA" means the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 USC 12101 et seq.).
"ADA Coordinator" means the person appointed by the Director of the Department to coordinate the Department's efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title II of the ADA, including any investigation of grievances filed by Complainants. The ADA Coordinator may be contacted at Department of Human Rights, ADA Coordinator, 222 South College, Room 101A, Springfield IL 62704. (See 28 CFR 35.107.)
"Complainant" means a qualified individual with a disability who files a Grievance Form provided by the Department.
"Department" means the Illinois Department of Human Rights.
"Director" means the Director of the Department or a duly authorized designee.
"Disability" shall have the same meaning as set forth in the ADA.
"Grievance" means any written complaint under the ADA by an individual with a disability who meets the eligibility requirements for participation in, or receipt of, the benefits of a program, activity or service offered by the Department and who believes he or she has been excluded from participation in, or denied the benefits of, any program, service or activity of the Department, or who has been subject to discrimination by the Department.
"Grievance Form" means the form prescribed for the purpose of filing a grievance under this Part and includes information such as name, address, telephone number, nature of the grievance, with specificity, including date of incident, time, place and witnesses if applicable.
"Qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable modifications to rules, policies, or practices, the removal of architectural, communication, or transportation barriers, or the provision of auxiliary aids and services, meets the essential eligibility requirements for the receipt of services or the participation in programs or activities provided by the Department.