Public Act 90-0693
HB1318 Enrolled LRB9003864PTcw
AN ACT to amend the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois
by adding Section 55.84.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
Section 5. The Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is
amended by adding Section 55.84 as follows:
(20 ILCS 2310/55.84 new)
Sec. 55.84. Aging Veterans Task Force.
(a) The Director of Public Health shall appoint an Aging
Veterans Task Force to study the capability of the State to
provide health care to veterans of the armed forces after the
year 2000. The task force shall consist of persons
representing the Department, the Department of Veterans'
Affairs, Illinois Veterans Homes, hospitals, nursing homes,
other health care facilities, and advocates for residents of
Illinois Veterans Homes, hospitals, nursing homes, and other
health care facilities. Members of the task force shall
serve without compensation other than reimbursement for
necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their
(b) The task force shall conduct a comprehensive
examination of the future demands for health care by the
State's aging veteran population and the ability of the State
to provide that health care.
(c) The task force shall make recommendations to assist
the Department and the Department of Veterans' Affairs in
developing agency and legislative changes to provide health
care to the State's veterans after the year 2000. The task
force shall report its recommendations to the Department
before January 1, 1999.
Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon