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Public Act 096-0247




Public Act 096-0247
HB0726 Enrolled LRB096 08554 RCE 18676 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Children and Family Services Act is amended
by changing Section 12 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 505/12)  (from Ch. 23, par. 5012)
    Sec. 12. (a) To provide supervision, housing
accommodations, board or the payment of boarding costs,
tuition, and treatment free of charge, except as otherwise
specified in this Act, for residents of this State who are
cared for in any institution, or for persons receiving services
under any program under the jurisdiction of the Department.
Residents of other states may be admitted upon payment of the
costs of board, tuition, and treatment as determined by the
Department; provided, that no resident of another state shall
be received or retained to the exclusion of any resident of
this State. The Department shall accept any donation for the
board, tuition, and treatment of any person receiving service
or care.
    (b) To By July 1, 1994, to make room and board payments to
persons providing foster care under this Act at a rate for each
child that is up to 100% of the adjusted United States
Department of Agriculture Cost of Raising a Child in the Urban
Midwest/Low Cost Index.
    By March 1, 2010 and March 1 of each year thereafter, the
Department of Children and Family Services shall report to the
Governor and General Assembly the estimated cost and additional
funding required to establish the rate for each child up to
100% of the Foster Care Minimum Adequate Rates for Children
(MARC) for expenditures allowable under the federal Title IV-E
Foster Care Maintenance Program of the Social Security Act
related to the actual costs of providing food, clothing,
shelter, daily supervision, school supplies, personal
incidentals, and insurance, jointly recommended by the
National Foster Parent Association, the University of Maryland
School of Social Work, and the organization Children's Rights
in a technical report entitled "Hitting the M.A.R.C.:
Establishing Foster Care Minimum Adequate Rates for Children",
dated October 2007.
(Source: P.A. 86-1482.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/11/2009