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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