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Amendments made to Early Intervention Program April 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 168 The 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.
Rules for aiding alleged survivors of sexual assault amended April 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 168 On January 15, 2003, the Department of Public Health (department) adopted amendments, regarding new rules regulating emergency hospital service to be provided to all alleged sexual assault survivors.
Unconditional payment requirement of use tax claimants amended April 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 168 On 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 Act March 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 116 The 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.
Department of Insurance restricts access to public records March 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 116 The Illinois Department of Insurance has adopted amendments under 2 Ill Adm Code 951 relating to Access to Public Records.
Mediation procedures for telephone customers implemented March 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 116 On 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 disease March 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 116 On 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 deadline By Helen W. Gunnarsson February 2003 Lawpulse, Page 58 The 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 amended February 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 62 The 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 amended February 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 62 On 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.
Time periods and termination dates for regulatory innovation projects amended February 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 62 On November 27, 2002, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) amended rules relating to the administration and termination of regulatory innovation projects in section 35 of the Illinois Administrative Code.
When credible-evidence standard used to determine whether finding of abuse indicated under 325 ILCS 5/1 et seq., administrative appeal must be under preponderance-of-evidence standard February 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 62 On November 20, 2002, the Appellate Court of Illinois, Fourth District, affirmed the order of the circuit court of Champaign County reversing the decision made on administrative appeal.
Adoption policies changed January 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 14 On 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 expanded January 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 14 The 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 Act January 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 14 The 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).
Joint hearings on special use permits are quasi-judicial proceedings and interested parties have due process rights to cross-examine adverse witnesses January 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 14 On October 18, 2002, the Illinois Supreme Court held that interested parties had the due process right to cross-examine adverse witnesses at a joint hearing involving a special use permit.
Time period for mandatory case reviews altered January 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 14 On November 8, 2002, the Department of Children and Family Services (department) re-evaluated its policies concerning mandatory case reviews for child custody cases in title 89 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 316.
Deer hunting regulations amended December 2002 Illinois Law Update, Page 634 The Department of Natural Resources amended regulations dealing with the hunting of white-tailed deer with handguns.
Maximum fee and service charge for vehicle registration increased December 2002 Illinois Law Update, Page 634 On September 16, 2002, the secretary of state amended rules relating to registration of vehicles in title 92 of the Illinois Administrative Code.
Prompt Payment Act altered December 2002 Illinois Law Update, Page 634 On September 19, 2002, the Office of the Comptroller and Department of Central Management Services adopted a joint amendment to the Illinois Administrative Code.
Qualifications to advance for state police officers amended December 2002 Illinois Law Update, Page 634 On September 23, 2002, the Department of State Police Merit Board (merit board) amended its procedures relating to qualifications and advancement in rank for state police officers in title 80 of the Illinois Administrative Code.
Definition of small construction business altered November 2002 Illinois Law Update, Page 584 On August 23, 2002, the Department of Central Management Services (department) expanded the number of construction businesses that will be considered "small" businesses in title 44 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 44 Ill Adm Code 1.
Hospital review procedures expanded November 2002 Illinois Law Update, Page 584 On September 3, 2002, the Illinois Department of Public Aid (department) adopted amendments to part 148 of title 89 of the Illinois Administrative Code, dealing with hospital services.
Professional Boxing and Wrestling Act amended to exclude wrestling November 2002 Illinois Law Update, Page 584 On September 3, 2002, the Department of Professional Regulation (department) amended and repealed rules relating to professional boxing and wrestling matches in title 68 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 68 Ill Adm Code 1370.
Stricter traffic penalties adopted November 2002 Illinois Law Update, Page 584 On September 3, 2002, the Illinois Secretary of State's Office adopted amendments to the Vehicle Code imposing tougher penalties for a violation of the laws governing emergency vehicles and reporting of vehicle accidents.
Definition of “relative” expanded October 2002 Illinois Law Update, Page 512 On August 1, 2002, the Department of Children and Family Services (department) amended rules in sections 300, et al., of the Illinois Administrative Code. 89 Ill Adm Code 300-02, 304, 315, 328, 337-38, 359, 402.
Department of Natural Resources takes steps to prevent disease from spreading throughout Illinois deer population October 2002 Illinois Law Update, Page 512 On July 30, 2002, the Department of Natural Resources (department) adopted emergency amendments to section 635 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 17 Ill Adm Code 635.
Updated qualifications for administrative law judges October 2002 Illinois Law Update, Page 512 On July 23, 2002, the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Board (board) adopted two new provisions implementing sections 10-20 and 10-30(b) of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act (Act).
Veterinarians gain greater opportunities for continuing education October 2002 Illinois Law Update, Page 512 On July 24, 2002, the Department of Professional Regulation (department) adopted amendments to section 1500 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 68 Ill Adm Code 1500.
Child support obligations regarding medical insurance more strictly enforced September 2002 Illinois Law Update, Page 454 On July 1, 2002, the Department of Public Aid (department) amended section 160 of the Illinois Administrative Code to ensure child support obligations that include medical insurance coverage are satisfied.