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 Bill Status of HB2440  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Dwight Kay

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/12-4.49 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that no later than January 1, 2016, the Inspector General of the Department of Human Services shall contract with an independent certified public accountant to perform a forensic audit of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP; formerly the Food Stamp program), and any medical programs administered by the Department. Provides that the forensic audit shall include, but need not be limited to, a review of the application and enrollment process and the payment of benefits to individuals. Provides that the audit shall focus on any fraud or inefficiencies which may be eliminated to contain costs and improve the delivery of benefits to eligible individuals. Provides that the results of the audit shall be forwarded to the Secretary of Human Services. Requires the Secretary of Human Services to report the findings of the audit to the General Assembly along with recommendations to address any findings contained in the audit. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dwight Kay
  2/17/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2015HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/11/2015HouseTo Public Benefits Subcommittee
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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