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Full Text of HB3311  99th General Assembly


Rep. Dwight Kay

Filed: 4/20/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3311, AS AMENDED, by
3replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
5    "Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
6adding Section 12-4.7f as follows:
7    (305 ILCS 5/12-4.7f new)
8    Sec. 12-4.7f. Death records information. At least once each
9calendar month, the Department of Human Services shall
10cross-reference its roster of public aid recipients with the
11death records information from the Department of Public Health
12residing on the Electronic Data Warehouse at the Department of
13Healthcare and Family Services. A public aid recipient who is
14found to have a death record shall be subject to an immediate
15cancelation of his or her public aid benefits, including the
16deactivation of his or her LINK card, in instances where there



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1are no other individuals receiving benefits in that assistance
2unit and upon certification that the identity of the public aid
3recipient matches the identity of the person named in the death
4certificate. As used in this Section, "LINK card" means the
5electronic benefits transfer card issued by the Department of
6Human Services for the purpose of enabling a user of the card
7to obtain Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
8benefits or cash.
10    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
11becoming law.".