Public Act 099-0087
HB3311 EnrolledLRB099 05758 KTG 31502 b

    AN ACT concerning public aid.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
adding Section 12-4.7f as follows:
    (305 ILCS 5/12-4.7f new)
    Sec. 12-4.7f. Death records information. At least once each
calendar month, the Department of Human Services shall
cross-reference its roster of public aid recipients with the
death records information from the Department of Public Health
residing on the Electronic Data Warehouse at the Department of
Healthcare and Family Services. A public aid recipient who is
found to have a death record shall be subject to an immediate
cancelation of his or her public aid benefits, including the
deactivation of his or her LINK card, in instances where there
are no other individuals receiving benefits in that assistance
unit and upon certification that the identity of the public aid
recipient matches the identity of the person named in the death
certificate. As used in this Section, "LINK card" means the
electronic benefits transfer card issued by the Department of
Human Services for the purpose of enabling a user of the card
to obtain Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
benefits or cash.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.