|Public Act 100-0818|
|HB5202 Enrolled||LRB100 18855 HLH 34097 b|
AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The State Budget Law of the Civil Administrative
Code of Illinois is amended by adding Section 50-28 as follows:
(15 ILCS 20/50-28 new)
Youth Budget Commission.
(a) As used in this Section:
"Adolescent" or "youth" means a person between the ages of
8 and 25 years.
"Commission" means the Youth Budget Commission established
under this Section.
"Service models" include the following tiers of service
delivered to adolescents and their families:
(1) Prevention: support for at-risk youth (deterrence,
prevention of harm, extra supports).
(2) Treatment/intervention: respond to significant
challenges in need of direct intervention to change,
resolve or reverse behaviors, conditions, or both.
(3) Corrective/rehabilitation: correct or rehabilitate
acute behaviors or conditions that pose a physical or
psychological danger or threat to adolescents.
(4) Positive Youth Development: build individual
assets and increase competencies.
"Youth developmental goals" are defined as the outcomes of
stable, safe, healthy, educated, employable, and connected,
which align with the following Budgeting for Results goals:
(1) Stable: meeting the needs of the most vulnerable;
increasing individual and family stability and
(2) Safe: creating safer communities.
(3) Healthy: improving the overall health of
(4) Educated: improving school readiness and student
success for all.
(5) Employable: increasing employment and attracting,
retaining and growing businesses.
(6) Connected: strengthening cultural and
(b) Subject to appropriation, the Governor shall establish
the Youth Budget Commission with the goal of producing an
annual fiscal scan. The fiscal scan, under the direction of the
Commission, shall be used to advise the Governor and General
Assembly, as well as State agencies, on ways to improve and
expand existing policies, services, programs, and
opportunities for adolescents. The Governor's Office of
Management and Budget shall post a link to the fiscal scan on
its website. For fiscal year 2019 and each fiscal year
thereafter, the Commission established under this Section,
shall complete an analysis of enacted State budget items which
directly impact adolescents. This analysis will categorize
budget items by the 6 identified youth developmental goals and
4 service models. The analysis will include State agency
expenditures associated with these categories. General State
Aid and federal funds such as Medicaid will be excluded from
The Commission shall also be responsible for: (1)
monitoring and commenting on existing and proposed legislation
and programs designed to address the needs of adolescents; (2)
assisting State agencies in developing programs, services,
public policies, and research strategies that will expand and
enhance the well-being of adolescents; (3) facilitating the
participation of and representation of adolescents in the
development, implementation, and planning of policies,
programs, and community-based services; and (4) promoting
research efforts to document the impact of policies and
programs on adolescents.
(c) The Commission shall collaborate with State agencies,
including the Illinois State Board of Education, the Department
of Human Services, the Department of Children and Family
Services, the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity,
the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, the Department of
Healthcare and Family Services, the Department of Public
Health, the Illinois Community College Board, the Department of
Juvenile Justice, the Illinois Criminal Justice Information
Authority, the Department of Military Affairs, the Illinois
Arts Council, the Department of Corrections, the Board of
Higher Education, Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy
Commission, Department on Aging, and others.
(d) The Commission shall be comprised of 15 members
appointed by the Governor. Each member shall have a working
knowledge of youth development, human services, and economic
public policy in Illinois. One chairperson shall be a
representative of a statewide nonprofit children and family
services organization who has previously completed a similar
analysis of the Illinois State budget. The other chairperson
shall be a member of the General Assembly. Of the remaining
(1) at least one member representing an organization
that has expertise in the needs of low-income youth;
(2) at least one member representing an organization
that has expertise in the needs of youth of color;
(3) at least one member representing an organization
that has expertise in the needs of youth who are immigrants
or are children of immigrants;
(4) at least one member representing an organization
that has expertise in the needs of youth who identify as
LGBTQ, gender non-conforming, or both;
(5) at least one member representing an organization
that has expertise in the needs of youth who are
disconnected from traditional educational systems;
(6) at least one member representing an organization
that has expertise in the needs of youth who are
experiencing homelessness; and
(7) at least one member representing an organization
that has expertise in the needs of youth and young adults
involved with the justice system.
Commission members shall reflect regional representation
to ensure that the needs of adolescents throughout the State of
Illinois are met. Members will serve without compensation, but
shall be reimbursed for Commission-related expenses. Of the
initial members appointed under this Section: 5 members shall
serve for a 3-year term; 5 members shall serve for a 4-year
term; and 5 members shall serve for a 5-year term. Their
successors shall serve for 5-year terms.
(e) The Governor's Office of Management and Budget shall
provide administrative support to the Commission.
This Act takes effect upon