Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In provisions concerning child care co-payments, provides that the amount of a family's co-payment shall not exceed the sum of certain percentages of the family's countable income, based on the relationship of that income to the federal poverty level. Provides that a family with countable income below 50% of the federal poverty level shall have a co-payment of $1 per week. Requires a reduction of co-payments within 60 days after the effective date of the amendatory Act, and requires that these limitations on co-payments be fully in effect no later than July 1, 2010. Effective immediately.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. In a Section concerning child care for TANF recipients, makes a technical change in provisions for payment for child care by the Department of Human Services.