Illinois Bar Journal

Articles on Department of Human Services

Human trafficking now part of some state training

September
2019
Illinois Law Update
Page 14
The Department of Human Services director and board must conduct or approve an in-service training program in the detection and investigation of all forms of human trafficking, including, but not limited to, “involuntary servitude” under subsection (b) of section 10-9 of the Criminal Code of 2012, “involuntary sexual servitude of a minor” under subsection (c) of section 10-9 of the Criminal Code of 2012, and “trafficking in persons” under subsection (d) of section 10-9 of the Criminal Code of 2012.

Home Care Consumer Bill of Rights created

April
2019
Illinois Law Update
Page 14
The Department of Human Services (DHS) adopted amendments to Appeals and Hearings (89 Ill. Adm. Code 510); Program Description (89 Ill. Adm. Code 676); Customer Rights and Responsibilities (89 Ill. Adm. Code 677); Determination of Need (DON) and Resulting Cost Service Maximums (89 Ill. Adm. Code 679); Eligibility (89 Ill. Adm. Code 682); Service Planning and Provision (89 Ill. Adm. Code 684); and Provider Requirements, Type Services, and Rates of Payment (89 Ill. Adm. Code 686), all effective Jan. 24, 2019.

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