(305 ILCS 5/12-10.3)
(from Ch. 23, par. 12-10.3)
Employment and Training Fund; uses.
(a) The Employment and Training Fund is hereby created in the State
Treasury for the purpose of receiving and disbursing moneys in accordance
with the provisions of Title IV-A of the federal Social Security Act; the Food Stamp
Act, Title 7 of the United States Code; and related rules and regulations
governing the use of those moneys for the purposes of providing employment
and training services, supportive services, cash assistance payments, short-term non-recurrent payments, and other related social services. Beginning in fiscal year 2022, the Employment and Training Fund may receive revenues from State, federal, and private sources related to child care services and programs.
(b) All federal funds received by the Illinois Department as
reimbursement for expenditures for employment and training programs made by
the Illinois Department from grants, gifts, or legacies as provided in
Section 12-4.18 or by an entity other than the Department, and all federal funds received from the Emergency Contingency Fund for State Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Programs established by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009,
shall be deposited into the Employment and Training Fund.
(c) Except as provided in subsection (d) of this Section, the
Employment and Training Fund shall be administered by the Illinois
Department, and the Illinois Department may make payments from the
Employment and Training Fund to clients or to public and private entities on behalf of clients for employment and training services, supportive services, cash assistance payments, short-term non-recurrent payments, child care services and child care related programs, and other related social services consistent with the purposes authorized under this Code.
(e) The Illinois Department shall execute a written grant agreement when
purchasing employment and training services from entities qualified to
provide services under
(Source: P.A. 102-16, eff. 6-17-21.)