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Full Text of SB2914  98th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2013 and 2014


Introduced 2/4/2014, by Sen. Mattie Hunter


305 ILCS 5/10-2  from Ch. 23, par. 10-2

    Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Makes a technical change in a Section regarding the extent of a responsible relative's liability for support.

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1    AN ACT concerning public aid.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
5changing Section 10-2 as follows:
6    (305 ILCS 5/10-2)  (from Ch. 23, par. 10-2)
7    Sec. 10-2. Extent of Liability. A husband is liable for the
8the support of his wife and a wife for the support of her
9husband. Unless the child is otherwise emancipated, the parents
10are severally liable for the support of any child under age 18,
11and for any child aged 18 who is attending high school, until
12that child graduates from high school, or attains the age of
1319, whichever is earlier. The term "child" includes a child
14born out of wedlock, or legally adopted child.
15    In addition to the primary obligation of support imposed
16upon responsible relatives, such relatives, if individually or
17together in any combination they have sufficient income or
18other resources to support a needy person, in whole or in part,
19shall be liable for any financial aid extended under this Code
20to a person for whose support they are responsible, including
21amounts expended for funeral and burial costs.
22(Source: P.A. 92-876, eff. 6-1-03.)