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Full Text of HB2977  98th General Assembly




HB2977 EngrossedLRB098 09268 HLH 39407 b

1    AN ACT concerning State government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Department of Human Services Act is amended
5by adding Section 1-42 as follows:
6    (20 ILCS 1305/1-42 new)
7    Sec. 1-42. Department Ambassador. Subject to
8appropriation, as part of a pilot program, the Department shall
9designate one or more officials or employees to serve as
10Department Ambassador. Department Ambassadors shall serve as a
11liaison between the Department and the public and shall have
12the following duties: (i) to inform the public about services
13available through the Department, (ii) to assist the public in
14accessing those services, (iii) to review the Department's
15methods of disseminating information, and (iv) to recommend and
16implement more efficient practices of providing services and
17information to the public where possible.