Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Provides that every person who qualifies for home-delivered meals under the federal Older Americans Act shall receive those services, subject to appropriation. Provides that by January 1 of each year, the Department on Aging shall provide the General Assembly and the Illinois Council on Aging estimates of the additional funds necessary to fund the program for the next fiscal year.
Fiscal Note (Department of Aging)
Fiscal implications: $1,363,008
Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Re-inserts the provisions of the bill but provides that the Department on Aging shall file a report concerning home-delivered meals with the General Assembly and the Illinois Council on Aging by January 1 of each year. Requires the report to include certain information concerning unserved and underserved populations and funding sources for the home-delivered meals program.