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 Bill Status of HB4459  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Bill Mitchell and Randy E. Frese

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/12-4.7b-1 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Human Services (Department) to enter into an agreement with the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) to allow the Department's database of public aid recipients to cross-reference with IDOC's database of incarcerated persons. Provides that public aid recipients who are inmates at a State correctional facility operated by IDOC shall be subject to an immediate suspension of their public aid benefits, including the immediate deactivation of their electronic benefits card or LINK card provided under the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, until the date of their scheduled release or discharge from the State correctional facility.

DateChamber Action
  1/15/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Bill Mitchell
  1/20/2016HouseFirst Reading
  1/20/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/28/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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