TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES
CHAPTER IV: DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER a: GENERAL PROGRAM PROVISIONS
PART 10 GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
SECTION 10.370 CONVICTIONS OF FRAUD – ELIGIBILITY


 

Section 10.370 Convictions of Fraud Eligibility

 

a) Multiple Convictions

Any person who has been found guilty of a criminal violation of Article VIIIA of the Illinois Public Aid Code [305 ILCS 5/Art. VIIIA] or of any law of the United States or another state that is substantially similar to Sections 8A-2 through 8A-5 of Article VIIIA, two or more times, shall be ineligible for assistance under the GA program (in the City of Chicago) or the State AABD program. Children for whom such a person is a caretaker relative shall remain eligible for assistance under this Code.

 

b) Single Convictions of $10,000 or More

Any person who has been found guilty of a criminal violation of Article VIIIA of the Illinois Public Aid Code [305 ILCS 5/Art. VIIIA], who has not previously been convicted of a criminal violation of Article VIIIA and has amassed $10,000 or more in such criminal violation, shall be ineligible for assistance under the GA program (in the City of Chicago) or the State AABD program for a period of two years following conviction or until the total amount of money, including the value of food stamps, is repaid, whichever first occurs. Children for whom such a person is a caretaker relative shall remain eligible for assistance.