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 Bill Status of SB3461  102nd General Assembly

Short Description:  DHS-DIAPER ALLOWANCE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Karina Villa - Adriane Johnson, Laura Fine and Celina Villanueva

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2022SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1305/10-75 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Human Services Act. Provides that a person is eligible for a diaper allowance in the amount of $70 per month per eligible child if all of the following conditions are met: (1) the person's household income is at or below 100% of the poverty guidelines updated periodically in the Federal Register by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; and (2) the person is responsible for the welfare of a child 3 years of age or younger. Provides that the diaper allowance may be used only to purchase diapers. Requires the diaper allowance to be issued through an electronic benefit transfer card issued by the Department of Human Services. Provides that the diaper allowance shall not be considered income for purposes of determining eligibility or the amount of assistance for any public aid benefit provided under State law. Provides that applicants for the diaper allowance shall apply to the Department in a form and manner prescribed by the Department. Effective July 1, 2022.

DateChamber Action
  1/18/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Karina Villa
  1/18/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/18/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/26/2022SenateAssigned to Appropriations
  1/26/2022SenateTo Appropriations- Human Services
  1/27/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  2/1/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  2/10/2022SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  2/16/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva

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