92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0446
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Short description: 
PUB AID-FAMILY VIOLENCE OPTION                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the  State  of      
   Illinois adopts the Family Violence Option of the Social Security Act.      
   Provides  for  the  establishment  and  enforcement  of  standards and      
   procedures to identify applicants and recipients of assistance who are      
   past or present victims  of  domestic  violence  or  are  at  risk  of      
   domestic  violence.  Provides  that program requirements may be waived      
   under  specified  circumstances.  Establishes  criteria  for   finding      
   evidence  of  domestic violence. Provides that the Department of Human      
   Services, in consultation  with  State  and  local  domestic  violence      
   experts,  shall  coordinate policies and procedures to comply with the      
   new provisions. Repeals  existing  provisions  dealing  with  domestic      
   violence assessment and self-sufficiency plans. Effective immediately.      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

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


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