(305 ILCS 5/12-10.2a)
Child Support Administrative Fund.
(a) Beginning July 1, 2002, the Child Support Administrative Fund is created
as a special fund in
the State treasury. Moneys in the Fund may be used, subject to appropriation,
only for the Department of Healthcare and Family Services' (formerly Department of Public Aid's) child support administrative expenses,
as defined in this Section.
(a-5) Moneys in the Child Support Administrative Fund shall consist of the
(1) all federal grants received by the Illinois
Department funded by Title IV-D of the Social Security Act, except those federal funds received under the Title IV-D program as reimbursement for expenditures from the General Revenue Fund;
(2) incentive payments received by the Illinois
Department from other states or political subdivisions of other states for the enforcement and collection by the Department of an assigned child support obligation in behalf of those other states or their political subdivisions pursuant to the provisions of Title IV-D of the Social Security Act;
(3) incentive payments retained by the Illinois
Department from the amounts that otherwise would be paid to the federal government to reimburse the federal government's share of the support collection for the Department's enforcement and collection of an assigned support obligation on behalf of the State of Illinois pursuant to the provisions of Title IV-D of the Social Security Act;
(4) all fees charged by the Department for child
support enforcement services, as authorized under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act and Section 10-1 of this Code, and any other fees, costs, fines, recoveries, or penalties provided for by State or federal law and received by the Department under the Child Support Enforcement Program established by Title IV-D of the Social Security Act;
(5) all amounts appropriated by the General Assembly
for deposit into the Child Support Administrative Fund; and
(6) any gifts, grants, donations, or awards from
individuals, private businesses, nonprofit associations, and governmental entities.
(a-10) The moneys identified in subsection (a-5) of this Section shall
moneys receipted on or after July 1, 2002, regardless of the fiscal year in
moneys were earned.
(b) As used in this Section, "child support administrative expenses" means
administrative expenses, including payment to the Health Insurance Reserve Fund
for group insurance costs at the rate certified by the Department of Central
Management Services, except those required to be paid from the General Revenue
Fund, including personal and contractual services, incurred by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services (formerly Department
of Public Aid), either directly or under its contracts with SDU contractors as
defined in Section 10-26.2, in performing activities authorized
by Article X of this Code, and including appropriations to other State
agencies or offices. The term includes expenses incurred by the
Department of Healthcare and Family Services (formerly
Department of Public Aid) in administering the Child Support Enforcement Trust
Fund and the State Disbursement Unit Revolving Fund.
(c) Child support administrative expenses incurred in fiscal year 2003 or
thereafter shall be paid only from moneys appropriated
the Child Support Administrative Fund.
(d) Before April 1, 2003 and before April 1 of each year thereafter, the
Department of Healthcare and Family Services (formerly Department of Public Aid) shall provide notification to the General Assembly of
the Department's child support administrative expenses expected to be incurred
during the fiscal year beginning on the next July 1, including the estimated
amount required for the operation of the State
Disbursement Unit, which shall be separately identified in the annual
(e) For the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2002 and for each fiscal year
thereafter, the State Comptroller and the State Treasurer shall transfer from
the Child Support Enforcement Trust Fund to the Child Support Administrative
Fund amounts as determined by the Department necessary to enable the Department
to meet its child support
administrative expenses for the then-current fiscal year. For any fiscal year,
the State Comptroller and the State Treasurer may not transfer more than the
total amount appropriated for the Department's child support
administrative expenses for that fiscal year.
(f) By December 1, 2001, the Illinois Department shall provide a corrective
action plan to the General Assembly regarding the establishment of accurate
accounts in the Child Support Enforcement Trust Fund. The plan shall include
those tasks that may be required to establish accurate accounts, the estimated
time for completion of each of those tasks and the plan, and the estimated cost
for completion of each of the tasks and the plan.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)