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Public Act 099-0700
 
SB2407 EnrolledLRB099 17253 KTG 41611 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Department of Human Services Act is amended
by adding Section 10-47 as follows:
 
    (20 ILCS 1305/10-47 new)
    Sec. 10-47. Teen Responsibility, Education, Achievement,
Caring, and Hope (Teen REACH) Grant Program.
    (a) It is the purpose and intent of this Section to
establish a State grant program to support local communities in
providing after-school opportunities for youth 6 to 17 years of
age that will improve their likelihood for future success,
provide positive choices, reduce at-risk behaviors, and
develop career goals.
    (b) Subject to appropriation, the Department shall award
competitive grants under a Teen Responsibility, Education,
Achievement, Caring, and Hope (Teen REACH) Grant Program to
community-based agencies in accordance with this Section and
other rules and regulations that may be adopted by the
Department.
    (c) Successful grantees under the Teen REACH grant program
shall plan and implement activities that address outcomes
associated with 6 core services:
        (1) the improvement of educational performance;
        (2) life skills education;
        (3) parental education;
        (4) recreation, sports, cultural, and artistic
    activities;
        (5) the development of positive adult mentors; and
        (6) service learning opportunities.
    (d) Successful grantees under the Teen REACH grant program
shall be in compliance with policies and procedures on program,
data, and expense reporting as developed by the Department, in
consultation with the Governor's Office of Management and
Budget.
    (e) The Department may adopt any rules necessary to
implement this Section.

Effective Date: 1/1/2017