LIGHTFORD AND VIVERITO.
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning the
Earnfare component of the Food Stamp Employment and Training program
operated by the Department of Human Services, provides that Earnfare
participants must earn their food stamp assistance and may also earn
cash assistance (instead of simply being required to earn their
"assistance"). Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes everything. Amends provisions of the Illinois Public Aid
Code relating to administration of federally-aided programs. Changes a
provision that "participants in Earnfare will, to the extent resources
allow, earn their assistance" so that it provides that "to the extent
resources allow, the Department of Human Services may, by rule,
mandate participation in Earnfare for designated clients to earn their
food stamp assistance". Provides that participants in Earnfare may
earn cash assistance. Changes a provision that "participation in the
Earnfare program is voluntary, except when ordered by a court of
competent jurisdiction" so that it provides that "to earn cash
assistance, participation in the Earnfare program is voluntary, except
when ordered by a court of competent jurisdiction".
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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