(50 ILCS 835/13)
(was 55 ILCS 105/13)
The Department of Human Services shall
adopt general rules for the guidance of any board of directors, prescribing
reasonable standards in regard to program, facilities and services for
residents with a developmental disability.
The provisions of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act are hereby
expressly adopted and shall apply to all administrative rules and procedures
of the Department under this Act, except that in case of conflict between
the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act and this Act the provisions of
this Act shall control, and except that Section 5-35 of the Illinois
Administrative Procedure Act relating to procedures for rule-making does not
apply to the adoption of any rule required by federal law in connection with
which the Department is precluded by law from exercising any discretion.
The Department of Human Services may
conduct such investigation as may be necessary to ascertain compliance
with rules adopted pursuant to this Act.
If any such board of directors fails to comply with such rules, the
Department of Human Services shall
withhold distribution of any State grant in aid until such time as such
board complies with such rules.
(Source: P.A. 89-507, eff. 7-1-97; 89-585, eff.
1-1-97; 90-14, eff. 7-1-97