Bill Text: IL HB3895 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


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 31-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-31 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee [HB3895 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB3895-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
HB3895

Introduced , by Rep. Robyn Gabel

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
20 ILCS 1305/10-75 new

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.
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FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

A BILL FOR

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1 AN ACT concerning State government.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Department of Human Services Act is amended
5by adding Section 10-75 as follows:
6 (20 ILCS 1305/10-75 new)
7 Sec. 10-75. Diaper allowance.
8 (a) Commencing October 1, 2018, a person is eligible for a
9diaper allowance in the amount of $80 per month per eligible
10child if all of the following conditions are met:
11 (1) the person's household income is at or below 50% of
12 the federal poverty guidelines;
13 (2) the person is responsible for the welfare of a
14 child 3 years of age or younger; and
15 (3) the child who is 3 years of age or younger receives
16 medical assistance under Article V of the Illinois Public
17 Aid Code.
18 The diaper allowance may be used only to purchase diapers.
19 (b) The diaper allowance shall be issued through an
20electronic benefit transfer card.
21 (c) The diaper allowance shall not be considered income for
22purposes of determining eligibility or the amount of assistance
23for any public aid benefit provided under State law.

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1 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect October
21, 2018.
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