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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Department of Veterans' Affairs Act is
amended by adding Section 3.01 as follows:
(20 ILCS 2805/3.01 new)
Analysis of field services.
sufficient appropriations for this purpose, the Department
shall contract for a market research analysis of field
services in this State. The analysis shall include the
availability of veterans assistance commissions, veterans
service organizations, and Department staff to assist veterans
as well as the availability of nontraditional methods to
deliver services through technology-based approaches. The
analysis may use census data, as well as questionnaires,
surveys, and town hall meetings to solicit input from
veterans, their families, and other stakeholders. Within 18
months after sufficient appropriations, the Department shall
submit to the Governor and the General Assembly a recommended
plan for the future delivery of services by the Department's
Field Division. The report shall include the estimated cost of
implementing the plan.
This Section is repealed on December 31, 2023.