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(215 ILCS 5/299.1b)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
(a) Any benefit
association doing business in the State and governed by
this Code shall enter into an agreement for data exchanges
with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services
for the purpose of locating accounts as defined in Section 10-24 of the
Illinois Public Aid Code of responsible relatives to
satisfy past-due child support owed by responsible
relatives under an order for support entered by a court or
administrative body of this or any other State on behalf
of resident or non-resident persons.
(b) Notwithstanding any provisions in this Code to the
contrary, a benefit association
shall not be liable to any person:
(1) for any disclosure of information to the
Department of Healthcare and Family Services (formerly Illinois Department of Public Aid) under subsection (a);
(2) for encumbering or surrendering any accounts as
defined in Section 10-24 of the Illinois Public Aid Code held by such benefit association in response to a notice of lien or levy issued by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services (formerly Illinois Department of Public Aid), or by any other state's child support enforcement agency, as provided for in Section 299.1a of this Code; or
(3) for any other action taken in good faith to
comply with the requirements of subsection (a).
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07