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 Bill Status of SB3115  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  TANF-GRANT AMOUNT INCREASES

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Mattie Hunter - Iris Y. Martinez - Kimberly A. Lightford, Cristina Castro, Emil Jones, III, Don Harmon, Toi W. Hutchinson, Daniel Biss, Patricia Van Pelt, Steven M. Landek, Elgie R. Sims, Jr. and Martin A. Sandoval

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/18/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 19, 2018

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/12-4.11from Ch. 23, par. 12-4.11


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that grant amounts under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program may not vary on the basis of a TANF recipient's county of residence. Increases TANF grant amounts to: 30% of federal poverty guidelines beginning October 1, 2018; 40% of federal poverty guidelines beginning October 1, 2019; and 50% of federal poverty guidelines beginning October 1, 2020. Provides that beginning October 1, 2021, and each October 1 thereafter, TANF grant amounts shall be annually adjusted to remain equal to 50% of the most recent federal poverty guidelines for each family size. Provides that TANF grants for child-only assistance units shall be at least 75% of TANF grants for assistance units of the same size that consist of a caretaker relative with children. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  2/15/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/20/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/21/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  2/21/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  2/21/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  2/22/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  2/27/2018SenateAssigned to Human Services
  2/28/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  3/1/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/14/2018SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/14/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  4/11/2018SenateDo Pass Human Services; 006-003-000
  4/11/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 12, 2018
  4/12/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  4/18/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/18/2018SenateSecond Reading
  4/18/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 19, 2018
  4/18/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval

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