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305 ILCS 5/2-14

    (305 ILCS 5/2-14) (from Ch. 23, par. 2-14)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 102-732)
    Sec. 2-14. "Local governmental unit". Every county, city, village, incorporated town or township charged with the duty of providing public aid under Article VI; and County Veterans Assistance Commissions providing general assistance to indigent war veterans and their families under Section 12-21.13 of Article XII.
    However, should any Section of this Code impose the obligation of providing medical assistance to persons who are non-residents of the State of Illinois upon a local governmental unit, the term "local governmental unit" shall not include townships. In such case the obligation for providing medical assistance to non-residents which would otherwise be the duty of a township shall become the obligation of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 102-732)
    Sec. 2-14. "Local governmental unit". Every county, city, village, incorporated town or township charged with the duty of providing public aid under Article VI; and County Veterans Assistance Commissions providing general assistance to veterans and their families under Section 12-21.13 of Article XII.
    However, should any Section of this Code impose the obligation of providing medical assistance to persons who are non-residents of the State of Illinois upon a local governmental unit, the term "local governmental unit" shall not include townships. In such case the obligation for providing medical assistance to non-residents which would otherwise be the duty of a township shall become the obligation of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services.
(Source: P.A. 102-732, eff. 1-1-23.)