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Public Act 101-0167


 

Public Act 0167 101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  
  

 


 
Public Act 101-0167
 
SB1808 EnrolledLRB101 09304 KTG 54398 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Children and Family Services Act is amended
by adding Section 42 as follows:
 
    (20 ILCS 505/42 new)
    Sec. 42. Intergovernmental agreement; transitioning youth
in care.
    (a) In order to intercept and divert youth in care from
experiencing homelessness, incarceration, unemployment, and
other similar outcomes, within 180 days after the effective
date of this amendatory Act of the 101st General Assembly, the
Department of Children and Family Services, the Department of
Human Services, the Department of Healthcare and Family
Services, the Illinois State Board of Education, the Department
of Juvenile Justice, the Department of Corrections, the
Illinois Urban Development Authority, and the Department of
Public Health shall enter into an interagency agreement for the
purpose of providing preventive services to youth in care and
young adults who are aging out of or have recently aged out of
the custody or guardianship of the Department of Children and
Family Services.
    (b) The intergovernmental agreement shall require the
agencies listed in subsection (a) to: (i) establish an
interagency liaison to review cases of youth in care and young
adults who are at risk of homelessness, incarceration, or other
similar outcomes; and (ii) connect such youth in care and young
adults to the appropriate supportive services and treatment
programs to stabilize them during their transition out of State
care. Under the interagency agreement, the agencies listed in
subsection (a) shall determine how best to provide the
following supportive services to youth in care and young adults
who are at risk of homelessness, incarceration, or other
similar outcomes:
        (1) Housing support.
        (2) Educational support.
        (3) Employment support.
    (c) On January 1, 2021, and each January 1 thereafter, the
agencies listed in subsection (a) shall submit a report to the
General Assembly on the following:
        (1) The number of youth in care and young adults who
    were intercepted during the reporting period and the
    supportive services and treatment programs they were
    connected with to prevent homelessness, incarnation, or
    other negative outcomes.
        (2) The duration of the services the youth in care and
    young adults received in order to stabilize them during
    their transition out of State care.
    (d) Outcomes and data reported annually to the General
Assembly. On January 1, 2021 and each January 1 thereafter, the
Department of Children and Family Services shall submit a
report to the General Assembly on the following:
        (1) The number of youth in care and young adults who
    are aging out or have aged out of State care during the
    reporting period.
        (2) The length and type of services that were offered
    to the youth in care and young adults reported under
    paragraph (1) and the status of those youth in care and
    young adults.
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/26/2019