IL HB5135 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 25-0)
Status: Introduced on February 15 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-04-13 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that grant amounts under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program may not vary on the basis of a TANF recipient's county of residence. Increases TANF grant amounts to: 30% of federal poverty guidelines beginning October 1, 2018; 40% of federal poverty guidelines beginning October 1, 2019; and 50% of federal poverty guidelines beginning October 1, 2020. Provides that beginning October 1, 2021, and each October 1 thereafter, TANF grant amounts shall be annually adjusted to remain equal to 50% of the most recent federal poverty guidelines for each family size. Provides that TANF grants for child-only assistance units shall be at least 75% of TANF grants for assistance units of the same size that consist of a caretaker relative with children. Effective immediately.

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2018-04-13HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2018-04-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
2018-04-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter
2018-04-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
2018-04-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K Smith
2018-04-13HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
2018-03-22HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2018-03-22HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2018-03-22HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Gregory Harris
2018-03-21HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
2018-03-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
2018-03-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
2018-03-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
2018-03-08HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
2018-03-07HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
2018-03-07HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
2018-03-05HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
2018-03-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
2018-03-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
2018-03-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
2018-03-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
2018-03-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2018-03-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
2018-03-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sonya M. Harper
2018-03-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
2018-03-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
2018-03-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
2018-03-05HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah
2018-02-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-16HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-15HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers

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305512-4.11Amended CodeCitation Text

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