90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0684
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DPA-PUBLIC ASST RECOV FUND                                                 

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Public Aid Code.  Provides that after June  30,  1998,      
   the  Public  Assistance  Recoveries  Trust Fund (now held by the State      
   Treasurer as ex officio custodian outside the State treasury) shall be      
   held as a special fund in the State  treasury.   Provides  that  after      
   June  30,  1998, disbursements from the fund (now by warrants drawn by      
   the State Comptroller on vouchers from the Department of  Public  Aid)      
   shall  be subject to appropriations from the fund to the Department of      
   Public Aid.                                                                 
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Provides that disbursements from the Public Assistance Recoveries      
   Trust  Fund  for  only  the  following   purposes   are   subject   to      
   appropriations:   (i)   payment  of  certain  administrative  expenses      
   relating  to  determination  and  enforcement  of  relatives'  support      
   responsibilities, (ii) payment of fees  to  persons  or  agencies  for      
   activities  relating  to  collection  of moneys owed to the State, and      
   (iii) disbursements to attorneys or advocates for legal representation      
   in appeals of claims for SSI benefits.                                      
          FISCAL NOTE (Treasurer Office)                                       
          SB 684 will have no impact on the State's resources.                 
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)                                    
          SB 684 fails to create a State mandate.                              
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0255

   Last action date: 97-07-29

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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