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
Temporary registration plate program expandedMay 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 226On 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.
Amendments made to Early Intervention ProgramApril 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 168The Illinois Department of Human Services (department) recently adopted amendments to 89 Ill Adm Code 500, relating to the Early Intervention Program, a component of Early Childhood Services.
Unconditional payment requirement of use tax claimants amendedApril 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 168On January 15, 2003, the Department of Revenue (department) adopted new rules involving the unconditional repayment requirement of a claimant who files a claim for either credit or refund of the Use Tax in title 86 of the Illinois Administrative Code.
Changes adopted for Credit Union ActMarch 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 116The Department of Financial Institutions adopted changes to the Illinois Credit Union Act. The amendments, dealing principally with fee adjustments, are found in 38 Ill Adm Code 190, and became effective on December 9, 2002.
Mediation procedures for telephone customers implementedMarch 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 116On January 1, 2003, the Illinois Commerce Commission (commission) adopted new rules relating to the administration and implementation of its mediation program for solving the disputes of telephone customers in title 83 of the Illinois Administrative Code.
Rules adopted to prevent spread of chronic wasting diseaseMarch 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 116On December 27, 2002, the Department of Natural Resources (department) adopted amendments adding new sections to its rules regulating wildlife conservation measures and practices and the spreading of disease. 17 Ill Adm Code 635.
The case of the inflexible filing deadlineBy Helen W. GunnarssonFebruary 2003Lawpulse, Page 58The supreme court agrees to hear an administrative-law case which raises the question whether the strict, "jurisdictional" interpretation of a filing deadline is a denial of due process.
Medical payments under Public Aid amendedFebruary 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 62The Illinois Department of Public Aid recently altered the rules governing payouts for medical services. The changes are codified in the Administrative Code.
Standards for nursing applicants and nursing curricula amendedFebruary 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 62On November 18, 2002, the Department of Professional Regulation (department) amended its regulations relating to qualifications and application procedures for professional nurses and professional nursing curricula in title 68 of the Illinois Administrative Code.
Adoption policies changedJanuary 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 14On October 23, 2002, the Department of Children and Family Services (department) amended rules relating to parental fitness and general adoption policies in title 89 of the Illinois Administrative Code.
Eligibility for admission to veterans homes expandedJanuary 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 14The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs has amended 95 Ill Adm Code 107 to include former members of the National Guard or Reserve Forces of the United States among those eligible for admission into an Illinois Veterans Home.
Ethics Board established under Gift Ban ActJanuary 2003Illinois Law Update, Page 14The Illinois Office of the Comptroller added a provision under 2 Ill Adm Code 626, establishing an Ethics Commission (commission) under the Illinois Gift Ban Act (5 ILCS 425).