Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. Authorizes the Department to make monthly (now, annual) payments to veterans service organizations from the Veterans Service Organization Reimbursement Fund. Requires the organizations to submit documentation to the Department monthly (now, annually) for the payments. Authorizes the Department to transfer up to $1,000,000 appropriated from the Veterans Service Organization Reimbursement Fund to the Illinois Veterans Assistance Fund for grants to veterans service organizations.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Provides that neither the Governor nor any agency or agency head under the jurisdiction of the Governor has any rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion.