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Full Text of HB0584  102nd General Assembly

HB0584 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB0584

 

Introduced 2/8/2021, by Rep. Lakesia Collins

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
20 ILCS 1305/10-75 new

    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, 2021.


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FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Department of Human Services Act is amended
5by adding Section 10-75 as follows:
 
6    (20 ILCS 1305/10-75 new)
7    Sec. 10-75. Diaper allowance.
8    (a) A person is eligible for a diaper allowance in the
9amount of $30 per month per eligible child if all of the
10following conditions are met:
11        (1) the person's household income is at or below 50%
12    of the federal poverty guidelines;
13        (2) the person is responsible for the welfare of a
14    child 3 years of age or younger; and
15        (3) the child who is 3 years of age or younger receives
16    medical assistance under Article V of the Illinois Public
17    Aid Code.
18    The diaper allowance may be used only to purchase diapers.
19    (b) The diaper allowance shall be issued through an
20electronic benefit transfer card.
21    (c) The diaper allowance shall not be considered income
22for purposes of determining eligibility or the amount of
23assistance for any public aid benefit provided under State

 

 

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1law.
 
2    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect July 1,
32021.