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Full Text of HB2373  94th General Assembly


Rep. William Delgado

Filed: 4/11/2005





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2373, AS AMENDED, by
3 replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
4 following:
5     "Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
6 changing Section 11-1 as follows:
7     (305 ILCS 5/11-1)  (from Ch. 23, par. 11-1)
8     Sec. 11-1. No discrimination). There shall be no
9 discrimination or denial of financial aid and and social
10 services on account of the race, religion, color, national
11 origin, sex, marital status, or political affiliation of any
12 applicant or recipient. This paragraph shall not prevent the
13 Department from treating individuals differently as a result of
14 the rights and responsibilities that arise under law from
15 marital status.
16     Participation in any marriage promotion or family
17 formation activity is voluntary. Non-participation shall not
18 affect any person's eligibility for or receipt of financial aid
19 or social services in any program under this Code.
20     Where financial aid or social services are granted to
21 certain classes of persons under a program for which federal
22 funds are available, nothing in this Section shall require
23 granting of financial aid or social services to other persons
24 where federal funds would not be available as to those other



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1 persons.
2 (Source: P.A. 93-598, eff. 8-26-03.)".