(30 ILCS 705/6)
(from Ch. 127, par. 2306)
Recovery of Grant Funds.
Any grant funds which have been misspent
or are being improperly held are subject to recovery by the grantor agency
which made the grant or alternatively by the Attorney General. The grantor
agency making the grant shall take affirmative and timely action to recover
all misspent or improperly held grant funds. In order to effectuate the
recovery of such grant funds, the grantor agency making the grant is authorized
to use any one or a combination of the following:
(a) offset against existing grants of, or future grants to be made by,
the grantor agency making the recovery;
(b) authorize the offset from existing grants or grants to be made by
other grantor agencies;
(c) authorize the Comptroller to offset any payment from any funds
administered by the Comptroller for payment to the grantee, including, but not
limited to, distributions of appropriated funds and payment of refunds;
(d) initiate any debt collection method authorized by law to any private
(e) remove the grantee from any of the grantor agency's programs and forbid
the grantee's participation in any such future grant programs for a period
not to exceed 2 years.
The provisions of this Section are subject to Section 14.
(Source: P.A. 87-1262.)