Bill Status of HB4459 99th General Assembly
Short Description: PUBLIC AID-INMATES-SUSPEND AID
Rep. Bill Mitchell and Randy E. Frese
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
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.