Comments: IL HB3895 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Department of Human Services Act. Provides that a person is eligible for a diaper allowance of $80 per month per child if all of the following conditions are met: (i) the person's household income is at or below 50% of the federal poverty guidelines; (ii) the person is responsible for the welfare of a child 3 years of age or younger; and (iii) the child who is 3 years of age or younger receives medical assistance under the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that the diaper allowance may be used only to purchase diapers and shall be issued through an electronic benefit transfer card. Provides that the diaper allowance is not considered income for purposes of determining eligibility or the amount of assistance for any public aid benefit provided under State law. Effective October 1, 2018.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 32-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-05-11 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin [HB3895 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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