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 Bill Status of HB4826  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  DHS-DIAPER ALLOWANCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1305/10-75 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Human Services Act. Provides that a person is eligible for a diaper allowance of $30 per month per child if: the person's household income is at or below 50% of the federal poverty guidelines; the person is responsible for the welfare of a child 3 years of age or younger; and the child who is 3 years of age or younger receives medical assistance under the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the diaper allowance may be used only to purchase diapers and shall be issued through an electronic benefit transfer card. Provides that the diaper allowance is not considered income for purposes of determining eligibility or the amount of assistance for any public aid benefit provided under State law. Effective July 1, 2018.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  2/14/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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