Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Public
Aid to implement a family responsibility program for AFDC recipients
to provide education, employability-skills training, and other
services designed to make program participants self-sufficient. States
the legislature's intent that the family responsibility program serve
as the "alternative program" to replace AFDC that is required under
Public Act 89-6. Requires the Department to submit a plan for
statewide implementation by January 1, 1998 and requires statewide
implementation by July 1, 1998. Effective immediately.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)
HB1460 fails to create a State mandate.
FISCAL NOTE (Dpt. Public Aid)
Projected FY98 costs: extending medical benefits for 12 months,
$97.9 M minimum; transitional child care for 12 months, $58.5 M
annual minimum; other costs cannot be determined at this time.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (DCCA)
No change from previous mandates note.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
305 ILCS 5/4-20 new
305 ILCS 5/12-4.32 new
Adds reference to:
305 ILCS 5/9A-13 new
Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code.
Provides that an employer may not use any person who is assigned to
work activity by the Department of Human Services as a condition of
receiving public assistance if that person would displace a current
employee, deprive a current employee a promotional opportunity, cause
a termination, layoff, hiring freeze, or reduction in work force, fill
an established unfilled vacancy, or replace a striking or locked out
employee. Requires written agreement between the labor organization
representing its employees and an employer before an employer employs
a Department work activity participant and 15 days notice to employees
before actually hiring a participant. Provides that the Department
shall establish a grievance procedure for employees and labor
organizations in the event of an alleged violation of these
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Removes the requirement that an employer and the labor
organization representing its employees must have a written agreement
before an employer employs a Department work activity participant.
FISCAL NOTE, AMENDED (Dept. of Public Aid)
This bill will not increase State expenditures.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 2 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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