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Illinois Bar Journal
Articles on Administrative Law

New Adoption of Utility Standards January 2004 Illinois Law Update, Page 16 Pursuant 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.
State Board of Education Amends Certification Requirements January 2004 Illinois Law Update, Page 16 The Illinois State Board of Education recently adopted amendments to 23 Ill. Adm. Code 25. Effective October 20, 2003.
Amendments to Dental and Long-Term Care Programs December 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 600 The 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.  
New Regulations in Place for Petroleum Equipment Contractors December 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 600 The Office of the State Fire Marshall has adopted new regulations implementing the Petroleum Equipment Contractors Licensing Act, 225 ILCS 729/1, et. seq
Rules in Place for Vouchers on Riverboats December 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 600 The 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.
Amendments Made Affecting Providers in the Medical Assistance Program November 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 550 The Illinois Department of Public Aid recently adopted amendments to 89 Ill. Adm. Code 104. Effective August 1, 2003, the changes implement new provisions under P.A. 92-789.
Board of Education Establishes Procedure for Public Comments November 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 550 The Illinois State Board of Education implemented a new procedure for the consideration of public comments regarding potential new rulemaking.
Department of Revenue Implements Tax Legislation November 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 550 The 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 implemented October 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 492 The Illinois Department of Human Services recently adopted amendments to 89 Ill. Adm. Code 50 to implement the Child Care Collaboration Program.
Customer information to be safeguarded under new regulations October 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 492 The Illinois Department of Insurance recently adopted rulemaking with the goal of providing better safeguards for customer information.
Sweeping regulation regarding sex offenders October 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 492 The Illinois Sex Offender Management Board recently adopted regulations pursuant to their duties under 20 ILCS 4026.
Changes in place for reporting of child abuse September 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 436 The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services recently adopted amendments related to the reporting of child abuse and neglect.
Funding procedure for Alternative Learning Opportunities Programs clarified September 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 436 The Illinois State Board of Education recently adopted an amendment to 23 Ill Adm Code 240, governing Alternative Learning Opportunities Programs (ALOPs).
Is Moren unmoorin’ administrative agencies from statutory limits? By Helen W. Gunnarsson September 2003 Lawpulse, Page 430 According to one informed observer, a recent appellate case gives administrative agencies powers the legislature didn't intend to confer.
State police amend procedures under Firearm Owner’s Identification Card Act September 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 436 The Department of Illinois State Police has adopted amendments that affect the issuance of firearm owner's identification cards and clarify the definition of an "antique firearm."
Department of Natural Resources amends classifications August 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 384 The Illinois Department of Natural Resources recently adopted amendments to 17 Ill Adm Code 110 and 17 Ill Adm Code 2030.
Enforcement in place for Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act August 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 384 The Illinois State Treasurer and the Office of Banks and Real Estate have promulgated joint regulations related to the Uniform Disposition of Unclaimed Property Act (765 ILCS 1025).
Organ donor leave implemented August 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 384 The Illinois Department of Central Management Services recently adopted amendments to implement the mandates of the Organ Donor Leave Act (5 ILCS 327).
Changes adopted for motor vehicle advertising July 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 332 The Illinois Office of the Attorney General recently implemented changes to 14 Ill Adm Code 475, concerning motor vehicle advertising.
Changes in place for teacher and administrator certification July 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 332 The 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.
Recent Rulings Could Make Illinois Zoning Hearings More Contentious and Costly By John J. Lawlor July 2003 Article, Page 340 Zoning for special uses and planned developments could become harder than ever; find out why.
Tobacco Product Manufacturers’ Escrow Enforcement Act implemented July 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 332 The 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 streamlined June 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 280 On 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.
Department of Agriculture prepares to combat West Nile June 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 280 The Illinois Department of Agriculture, anticipating the renewed threat posed by the West Nile Virus, has amended 8 Ill Adm Code 250.
Plaintiff inmate must exhaust all administrative remedies before petitioning court for declaratory judgment June 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 280 On April 3, 2003, the Illinois Supreme Court held that an inmate did not exhaust his administrative remedies and was therefore not entitled to a preliminary injunction after Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) officials confiscated the inmate's art supplies.
Secretary of state tightens vehicle interlock regulations June 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 280 The Illinois Secretary of State's Office recently adopted amendments to 92 Ill Adm Code 1001.
Amendments adopted for Department of Corrections May 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 226 The 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
Medical payments adopted under Public Aid May 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 226 The Illinois Department of Public Aid recently amended 89 Ill Adm Code 140, relating to medical payments.
New payment programs for inpatient and outpatient services implemented May 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 226 On February 24, 2003, the Department of Public Aid (department) adopted amendments implementing several new payment programs affecting specified inpatient and outpatient services in title 89 of the Illinois Administrative Code.
Temporary registration plate program expanded May 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 226 On February 27, 2003, the Illinois Secretary of State's Office adopted amendments to its Temporary Registration Permit vehicle registration program in title 92 of the Illinois Administrative Code.