DPA-PUBLIC ASST RECOV FUND
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Public Aid Code. Provides that after June 30, 1998,
the Public Assistance Recoveries Trust Fund (now held by the State
Treasurer as ex officio custodian outside the State treasury) shall be
held as a special fund in the State treasury. Provides that after
June 30, 1998, disbursements from the fund (now by warrants drawn by
the State Comptroller on vouchers from the Department of Public Aid)
shall be subject to appropriations from the fund to the Department of
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that disbursements from the Public Assistance Recoveries
Trust Fund for only the following purposes are subject to
appropriations: (i) payment of certain administrative expenses
relating to determination and enforcement of relatives' support
responsibilities, (ii) payment of fees to persons or agencies for
activities relating to collection of moneys owed to the State, and
(iii) disbursements to attorneys or advocates for legal representation
in appeals of claims for SSI benefits.
FISCAL NOTE (Treasurer Office)
SB 684 will have no impact on the State's resources.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE (DCCA)
SB 684 fails to create a State mandate.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0255
Last action date: 97-07-29
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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