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1 AN ACT concerning human services.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Department of Human Services Act is
5 amended by adding Section 10-35 as follows:
6 (20 ILCS 1305/10-35 new)
7 Sec. 10-35. Recreational programs; handicapped; grants.
8 The Department of Human Services, subject to appropriation,
9 may make grants to special recreation associations for the
10 operation of recreational programs for the handicapped,
11 including both physically and mentally handicapped, and
12 transportation to and from those programs. The grants should
13 target unserved or underserved populations, such as persons
14 with brain injuries, persons who are medically fragile, and
15 adults who have acquired disabling conditions. The Department
16 must adopt rules to implement the grant program.
17 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
18 becoming law.