Bill Status of HB5507 97th General Assembly
Short Description: DHS-LINK CARD-RESTRICTED USE
Rep. Joe Sosnowski and John E. Bradley
| 1/8/2013||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Administration Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that subject to federal approval, on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act, the LINK card issued by the Department of Human Services for the purpose of enabling cardholders to obtain SNAP (formerly food stamps) or cash benefits shall only be used for in-state transactions. Provides that the Department shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary to implement this provision.