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Public Act 102-0248


Public Act 0248 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 102-0248
HB0155 EnrolledLRB102 04056 KTG 14072 b

    AN ACT concerning public aid.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
adding Section 12-4.54 as follows:
    (305 ILCS 5/12-4.54 new)
    Sec. 12-4.54. SNAP, WIC; diapers, menstrual hygiene
products. If the United States Department of Agriculture's
Food and Nutrition Service creates and makes available to the
states a waiver permitting recipients of benefits provided
under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or the
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and
Children to use their benefits to purchase diapers or
menstrual hygiene products such as tampons, sanitary napkins,
and feminine wipes, then the Department of Human Services
shall apply for the waiver. If the United States Department of
Agriculture approves the Department of Human Services' waiver
application, then the Department of Human Services shall adopt
rules and make other changes as necessary to implement the
approved waiver.

Effective Date: 1/1/2022