(330 ILCS 65/2.1)
(from Ch. 126 1/2, par. 59.1)
(a) The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs shall provide
assistance to a veteran who is eligible for and has been approved by the
Administrator of Veterans Affairs for the grant authorized under Section
801(b) of Title 38 of the United States Code for remodeling a dwelling,
which is not adapted to the requirements of the veteran's disability, and
which was acquired by him prior to his application for federal assistance.
(b) The amount of State assistance provided to a veteran under subsection
(a) of this Section shall be equal to the lesser of (1) the difference between
the total cost of remodeling and the amount of assistance provided by the
federal government under Title 38, Section 801(b) of the United States Code
or (2) $3,000. However, if the amount of the federal assistance
is at least
equal to the total cost of remodeling the dwelling, then no State assistance
shall be granted under this Section.
(c) A veteran eligible for assistance under subsection (a) of this Section
shall not by reason of such eligibility be denied benefits for which such
veteran becomes eligible under Section 2 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 100-201, eff. 8-18-17.)