(70 ILCS 920/7.1) (from Ch. 23, par. 1707.1)
    Sec. 7.1. For the purposes of this Act, a person is a resident of and entitled to receive the benefits provided for in Section 7 from the district
    (a) in which he has resided for at least 3 months or who has demonstrated the intent to become a resident at the time he is first diagnosed as having tuberculosis, or suspected of having tuberculosis, for the period from the time of that diagnosis until his case become inactive or he has resided outside of that district for 6 months, whichever first occurs;
    (b) in which he has resided for at least 6 months with a known case of tuberculosis after moving from the district where the case was first diagnosed; or
    (c) in which he has resided for at least 6 months with a known, but inactive, case of tuberculosis which subsequently is reactivated.
    The board of directors may provide hospitalization to any person afflicted with tuberculosis regardless of his residence.
    A person suffering from tuberculosis who does not meet the residency requirements under paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of this Section may be hospitalized in a tuberculosis sanitarium maintained by the Department of Public Health.
    The board of directors shall provide out-patient diagnostic, treatment and observation services to all persons residing in its district regardless of the length of time of that residence.
(Source: Laws 1968 p. 72.)