90th General Assembly
Summary of SB1836
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Short description: 
DRUG CONVICTION-NO PUBLIC AID                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Public Aid  Code.   Provides  that  a  person      
   convicted  under  federal  or  State  law  of  any  offense  which  is      
   classified  as  a  felony  by the law of the jurisdiction involved and      
   which has as an element the possession,  use,  or  distribution  of  a      
   controlled  substance shall be ineligible for cash assistance provided      
   under this Code (currently a person with  a  drug  conviction  remains      
   eligible  for  food stamps and is ineligible for cash assistance for 2      
   years or permanently, depending on the seriousness  of  the  offense).      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 99-01-12

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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