2013 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 110 - HIGHER EDUCATION
110 ILCS 345/ - Specialized Care for Children Act.
(110 ILCS 345/0.01) (from Ch. 144, par. 67.01)
Sec. 0.01. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Specialized Care for Children Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-1324; 87-203.)
110 ILCS 345/1
(110 ILCS 345/1) (from Ch. 144, par. 67.1)
Sec. 1. The University of Illinois is hereby designated as the agency to receive, administer, and to hold in its own treasury federal funds and aid in relation to the administration of its Division of Specialized Care for Children. The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois shall have a charge upon all claims, demands and causes of action for injuries to an applicant for or recipient of financial aid for the total amount of medical assistance provided the recipient by the Division from the time of injury to the date of recovery upon such claim, demand or cause of action. The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois may cooperate with the United States Children's Bureau of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, or with any successor or other federal agency, in the administration of the Division of Specialized Care for Children, and shall have full responsibility for the expenditure of federal and state funds, or monies recovered as the result of a judgment or settlement of a lawsuit or from an insurance or personal settlement arising from a claim relating to a recipient child's medical condition, as well as any aid which may be made available to the Board of Trustees for administering, through the Division of Specialized Care for Children, a program of services for children who are physically disabled or suffering from conditions which may lead to a physical disability, including medical, surgical, corrective and other services and care, and facilities for diagnosis, hospitalization and aftercare of such children.
(Source: P.A. 97-227, eff. 1-1-12.)
110 ILCS 345/2
(110 ILCS 345/2) (from Ch. 144, par. 67.2)
Sec. 2. An Advisory Board for Specialized Care for Children is created to advise the University of Illinois relative to qualifying for federal funds and aid in relation to the administration of the Division of Specialized Care for Children, to make recommendations to the University regarding the operation of services to children with special health care needs, and to consult regarding professional considerations dealing with services to children with special health care needs. The Advisory Board shall be composed of such health care professionals as the Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois deems necessary and appropriate, who shall all be appointed to the Advisory Board by the Board of Trustees.
(Source: P.A. 91-207, eff. 7-20-99.)
110 ILCS 345/3
(110 ILCS 345/3) (from Ch. 144, par. 67.3)
Sec. 3. No otherwise qualified handicapped child receiving special education services under Article 14 of The School Code shall solely by reason of his or her handicap be excluded from the participation in or be denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity provided by the Division of Specialized Care for Children.
(Source: P.A. 87-203.)
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