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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Children and Family Services Act is amended
by adding Section 5f as follows:
(20 ILCS 505/5f new)
Payment rate increases for reimbursable services.
(a) For State Fiscal Year 2019, the Department shall
increase reimbursement rates payable to each foster parent and
to each private agency with a purchase of service contract or
grant from the Department to an amount that equals the sum of
all increases in general inflation during State Fiscal Years
2009 through 2018 as determined by the Consumer Price Index as
published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S.
Department of Labor, less any rate increases previously
provided by the Department. The contractual and grant services
eligible for increased reimbursement rates under this Section
include the following:
(1) Residential services, including child care
institution, group home care, independent living services,
or transitional living services.
Specialized, adolescent, treatment, or other
non-traditional or Home-of-Relative foster care.