Illinois Military Family Relief Fund Act ImplementedJanuary 2004Illinois Law Update, Page 16The Illinois Department of Military Affairs, pursuant to its authority under the Illinois Military Code, has adopted new regulations to provide monetary grants to families of Illinois National Guard members and Illinois residents serving in the Reserve components after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
New Adoption of Utility StandardsJanuary 2004Illinois Law Update, Page 16Pursuant to federal regulations at 7 CFR 273.9(d)(6)(iii)(A) and to help reduce food stamp errors in housing expenses, the Illinois Department of Human Services amended 89 Ill. Adm. Code 121.
Amendments to Dental and Long-Term Care ProgramsDecember 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 600The Illinois Department of Public Aid recently adopted amendments to 89 Ill. Adm. Code 140. Effective September 5, 2003, these changes pertain to services provided by and to payments made under the Department's dental and long-term care (LTC) programs.
Rules in Place for Vouchers on RiverboatsDecember 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 600The Illinois Gaming Board recently adopted significant amendments to 86 Ill. Adm. Code 3000, providing the regulatory framework for the implementation of voucher payment systems in Illinois riverboat gambling facilities.
Department of Revenue Implements Tax LegislationNovember 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 550The Illinois Department of Revenue recently adopted rulemaking to implement the requirements of various public acts, including 92-492, 92-322, 92-526, and 92-393.
Child Care Collaboration Program implementedOctober 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 492The Illinois Department of Human Services recently adopted amendments to 89 Ill. Adm. Code 50 to implement the Child Care Collaboration Program.
Organ donor leave implementedAugust 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 384The Illinois Department of Central Management Services recently adopted amendments to implement the mandates of the Organ Donor Leave Act (5 ILCS 327).
Changes in place for teacher and administrator certificationJuly 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 332The Illinois State Board of Education recently amended 23 Ill Adm Code 25, related to administrator and teacher certification. The amendments, effective April 28, 2003, are designed to implement two major components of P.A. 92-796.
Tobacco Product Manufacturers’ Escrow Enforcement Act implementedJuly 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 332The Illinois Office of the Attorney General recently adopted new administrative regulations related to the enforcement of the Tobacco Product Manufacturers' Escrow Act, 30 ILCS 168, and Tobacco Product Manufacturers' Escrow Enforcement Act, 30 ILCS 169.
Child support hearings streamlinedJune 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 280On March 24, 2003, the Department of Public Aid (department) adopted amendments to title 89 of the Illinois Administrative Code relating to the rules and practices in administrative hearings regarding child support. 89 Ill Adm Code 104.
Amendments adopted for Department of CorrectionsMay 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 226The Illinois Department of Corrections (department) recently adopted amendments to 20 Ill Adm Code 110. Effective March 1, 2003, the changes affect the procedure for reimbursement of expenses incurred by incarcerated offenders