(305 ILCS 5/11-28)
(from Ch. 23, par. 11-28)
Recipient Bill of Rights.
The Illinois Department shall
promulgate a Bill of Rights for Public Aid recipients which provides basic
information about financial and medical assistance and other social
services which are available through the Illinois Department and the rights
of recipients of and applicants for assistance or social services to due
process in reviewing and contesting decisions or actions of the Illinois
Department or a County Department. The Bill of Rights also shall contain
provisions to insure that all recipients and applicants are treated with
dignity and fairness. Copies of the Bill of Rights shall be prominently
posted in each County Department and other local service office maintained
by the Illinois Department or a County Department so that it will be
legible to recipients and applicants.
(Source: P.A. 87-528.)