(305 ILCS 5/12-4.34)
    Sec. 12-4.34. Services to noncitizens.
    (a) Subject to specific appropriation for this purpose and notwithstanding Sections 1-11 and 3-1 of this Code, the Department of Human Services is authorized to provide services to legal immigrants, including but not limited to naturalization and nutrition services and financial assistance. The nature of these services, payment levels, and eligibility conditions shall be determined by rule.
    (b) The Illinois Department is authorized to lower the payment levels established under this subsection or take such other actions during the fiscal year as are necessary to ensure that payments under this subsection do not exceed the amounts appropriated for this purpose. These changes may be accomplished by emergency rule under Section 5-45 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, except that the limitation on the number of emergency rules that may be adopted in a 24-month period shall not apply.
(Source: P.A. 91-24, eff. 7-1-99; 91-712, eff. 7-1-00; 92-10, eff. 6-11-01; 92-597, eff. 6-28-02.)