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 Bill Status of HB5294  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jim Watson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/1-8.6 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that subject to federal regulations, counties and the Department of Corrections shall cooperate with the Department of Human Services in identifying persons who have been incarcerated and are ineligible for benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program or the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly Food Stamp Program). Provides that this cooperation shall include managing eligibility processing and sharing information sufficient to inform the Department of Human Services, in a manner established by the Department, that a person receiving TANF or SNAP benefits has been detained or incarcerated. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jim Watson
  2/8/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2012HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/9/2012HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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