|Public Act 101-0309|
|SB0640 Enrolled||LRB101 04384 KTG 49392 b|
AN ACT concerning public aid.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
adding Section 9-15 as follows:
(305 ILCS 5/9-15 new)
Township food pantries.
In a county under
township organization, a township may provide, from moneys
received and collected for public aid to all persons eligible
therefor under Article VI of this Code, funds and administer
programs for providing in-kind aid in meeting basic maintenance
requirements, including, but not limited to, food, paper goods,
toiletries, and clothing, to persons who are poor, indigent,
homeless, or in need of immediate assistance, in addition to
financial aid provided under this Code.