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1    AN ACT concerning public aid.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
5adding Section 12-4.7f as follows:
6    (305 ILCS 5/12-4.7f new)
7    Sec. 12-4.7f. Death records information. At least once each
8calendar month, the Department of Human Services shall
9cross-reference its roster of public aid recipients with the
10death records information from the Department of Public Health
11residing on the Electronic Data Warehouse at the Department of
12Healthcare and Family Services. A public aid recipient who is
13found to have a death record shall be subject to an immediate
14cancelation of his or her public aid benefits, including the
15deactivation of his or her LINK card, in instances where there
16are no other individuals receiving benefits in that assistance
17unit and upon certification that the identity of the public aid
18recipient matches the identity of the person named in the death
19certificate. As used in this Section, "LINK card" means the
20electronic benefits transfer card issued by the Department of
21Human Services for the purpose of enabling a user of the card
22to obtain Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
23benefits or cash.



HB3311 Enrolled- 2 -LRB099 05758 KTG 31502 b

1    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
2becoming law.