Comments: IL SB3115 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: 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.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 60-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2018-07-01 - Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments [SB3115 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]

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