STROGER, OSTERMAN, ERWIN AND YOUNGE.
SCH LUNCH APPLICANT INFO-IDPA
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the School Code and the School Breakfast and Lunch Program
Act. Requires nonpublic schools that receive funds for free or
reduced-price lunches under the School Breakfast and Lunch Program Act
and public school boards to agree in writing with the Department of
Public Aid to share with the Department information on applicants for
free or reduced-price lunches. Provides that the sharing of
information shall be for the sole purpose of helping the Department
identify and enroll children in the State Medical Assistance Program
or the State Children's Health Insurance Program or both as allowed
and under the restrictions set forth in federal law. Effective July
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the
contents of the bill with the following changes. Provides that the
requirement that a private school or public school board share
information with the Department of Public Aid is subject to a request
by the Department. Provides that a school board shall, whenever
requested by the Department, require each of its schools to agree in
writing with the Department to share information with the Department.
Removes the provision prohibiting the State Board of Education from
providing reimbursement to a private school that does not share
information with the Department of Public Aid.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/2-3.131 new
105 ILCS 5/3-14 from Ch. 122, par. 3-14
105 ILCS 5/3-14.29 new
Requires the State Board of Education and the regional
superintendent of schools to each agree to share with the Department
of Public Aid information on applicants for free or reduced-price
FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1,2 (State Board of Education)
As amended by H-ams 1 and 2, HB 1050 mandates school districts
and schools to share certain information with DPA. All school
districts may not have this information in the format requested
by DPA. School districts may have to devote several hours or
days of clerical or programming help to be able to provide this
information. It is unclear how much this will cost but it is
not expected to be a great deal per district or school.
STATE MANDATES NOTE, H-AM 1,2 (State Board of Education)
Same as SBE fiscal note.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 3.
Adds reference to:
105 ILCS 5/22-27 new
Provides that before an entity shares with the Department of
Public Aid information on an applicant, that entity must obtain the
consent of the applicant's parent or legal guardian.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 3 SENATE - 0
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