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Full Text of HB3949  102nd General Assembly




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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 Public Health Powers and
5Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
6amended by adding Section 2310-431 as follows:
7    (20 ILCS 2310/2310-431 new)
8    Sec. 2310-431. Homeless service providers.
9    (a) In this Section, "homeless service provider" means a
10person or entity who provides services to homeless persons
11under any of the programs of or identified by the Department of
12Human Services.
13    (b) The Department shall consider all homeless service
14providers in the State to be essential critical infrastructure
15workers under the federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure
16Security Agency's "Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers
17Guidance Version 4.0". The Department shall ensure that
18homeless service providers qualify for the same priority
19benefits afforded to frontline workers by the State,
20including, but not limited to:
21        (1) federal COVID-19 relief funding;
22        (2) personal protective equipment; and
23        (3) vaccinations.



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1    (c) The Department may adopt rules for the implementation
2and administration of this Section and to ensure that homeless
3service providers are considered essential critical
4infrastructure workers in the event of a pandemic.
5    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
6becoming law.