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1 AN ACT in relation to employment.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
5 adding Section 12-13.3 as follows:
6 (305 ILCS 5/12-13.3 new)
7 Sec. 12-13.3. Transitional jobs; pilot program. The
8 Department of Human Services shall establish a pilot program
9 to place hard-to-employ persons, including persons who have
10 been released from a county jail or a facility under the
11 jurisdiction of the Department of Corrections, in jobs. By
12 rule, the Department shall determine the location in which
13 the pilot program is to be implemented and the services to be
14 provided. The Department may consult with the Department of
15 Corrections in establishing the pilot program.
16 Section 10. The Unified Code of Corrections is amended
17 by adding Section 3-14-6 as follows:
18 (730 ILCS 5/3-14-6 new)
19 Sec. 3-14-6. Transitional jobs; pilot program. The
20 Department shall establish a pilot program in 2 locations in
21 the State to place persons discharged from a Department
22 facility on parole or mandatory supervised release in jobs or
23 otherwise establish a connection between such persons and the
24 workforce. By rule, the Department shall determine the
25 locations in which the pilot program is to be implemented
26 (one of which must be in the Lawndale community of Chicago)
27 and the services to be provided. The Department may consult
28 with the Department of Human Services in establishing the
29 pilot program.
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1 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
2 becoming law.