Statutes & Rules
The following Statutes and Administrative Rules are relevant to the Illinois Department on Aging.
Rulemaking inquiries, suggestions, comments and requests:
Aging.Rulemaking@illinois.gov or mail to IDoA (Springfield), Office of General Counsel.
Older Americans Act (Reauthorized in 2020)
The Administration on Community Living (ACL) has published a proposed rule to update the Older Americans Act regulations. ACL accepted public comments through August 15, 2023, and will issue a final rule in the months ahead. The full text of the proposed rule is available here.
Illinois statutes are located on the Illinois General Assembly Website under "Illinois Compiled Statutes."
20 ILCS 105/ Illinois Act on Aging
20 ILCS 110/ Civil Administrative Code of Illinois (Department on Aging Law)
320 ILCS 10/ Respite Program Act
320 ILCS 20/ Adult Protective Services Act
320 ILCS 42/ Older Adult Services Act
320 ILCS 65/ Family Caregiver Act
The Department's First Notice for proposed amendments to Community Care Program (CCP) [89 Ill. Adm. Code 240] regarding Medicaid asset limits was published on page 7036 of Issue 21 in Volume 47 of the Illinois Register on May 26, 2023. Emergency rules were also filed in this issue on page 7115.
Rules are located on the Illinois General Assembly Website under "Rules and Regulations: Administrative Rules."
TITLE 2: GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION*
TITLE 4: DISCRIMINATION PROCEDURES*
TITLE 86: REVENUE*
The Illinois Cares Rx Program was terminated by Public Act 97-689 on July 1, 2012, and the Circuit Breaker Program was not funded for State Fiscal Year 2013 under Public Act 97-730. Applications received by the Department on Aging will be used to determine eligibility for the license plate discount and mass transit benefits under the Persons with Disabilities Ride Free Program and Seniors Ride Free Program.
TITLE 89: SOCIAL SERVICES*
Part 210 Introduction
Part 220 General Programmatic Requirements
Part 230 Older Americans Act Programs
Part 240 Community Care Program
Part 270 Adult Protection and Advocacy Services - The Adult Protective Services Program, the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program and the Senior Legal Assistance Program.