SCHOENBERG, FLOWERS, CROTTY, SCULLY, SOTO, CURRIE,
DAVIS,MONIQUE, COULSON, RUTHERFORD AND ERWIN.
PUB AID-FAMILY VIOLENCE OPTION
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the State of
Illinois adopts the Family Violence Option of the Social Security Act.
Provides for the establishment and enforcement of standards and
procedures to identify applicants and recipients of assistance who are
past or present victims of domestic violence or are at risk of
domestic violence. Provides that program requirements may be waived
under specified circumstances. Establishes criteria for finding
evidence of domestic violence. Provides that the Department of Human
Services, in consultation with State and local domestic violence
experts, shall coordinate policies and procedures to comply with the
new provisions. Repeals existing provisions dealing with domestic
violence assessment and self-sufficiency plans. Effective immediately.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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