MEYER-DAVIS,STEVE-RYDER-HANNIG-HOLBROOK AND MCKEON.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Provides that the
Department may expend grants for the general benefit of Illinois
veterans. Provides that the Department may accept and hold grants
made in trust for support of a resident in an Illinois Veterans Home
or for any other legitimate purpose (now for any other legitimate
purpose connected with a Home). Deletes provisions concerning the
power to make grants to private organizations for the costs of
erecting a Korean War Memorial. Provides that restrictions on the
members benefit fund apply to an Illinois Veterans Home operated by
the Department of Veterans' Affairs (now an Illinois Veterans Home).
The Department of Veterans Affairs Act and the Nursing Home Care Act
to provide that if there is a conflict between the provisions of the
Acts concerning an Illinois Veterans Home not operated by the Depart-
ment of Veterans' Affairs, then the provisions of the Nursing Home
Care Act shall apply. Amends the State Finance Act. Provides that
the Department of Veterans' Affairs may make medical payments from the
Department's current appropriations although the medical services were
rendered in a prior fiscal year. Effective immediately.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Makes subject to appropriation the amendatory provisions granting
the Department of Veterans' Affairs the power to expend grants for the
general benefit of Illinois veterans.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0168
Last action date: 97-07-23
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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