§ 1 This Act shall be known and may be cited as the “Illinois Act on the …
§ 2 The ability of the constantly increasing number of aged in the State …
§ 3 As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, the terms …
§ 3.01 “Department” means the Department on Aging created by this Act
§ 3.02 “Director” means the Director of the Department
§ 3.03 “Council” means the Council on Aging created by this Act
§ 3.05 “Aged” or “senior citizen” means a person of 55 years of age or …
§ 3.06 “Services” means those services designed to provide assistance to the …
§ 3.07 “Area agency on aging” means any public or non-profit private agency …
§ 3.08 “Planning and Service Area” means a geographic area of the State that …
§ 3.09 “Multipurpose senior center” means a community facility for the …
§ 3.10 “Minority senior citizen” means any person 55 years of age or older …
§ 3.11 Greatest social need
§ 4 There is created the Department on Aging. The Director of the …
§ 4.01 Additional powers and duties of the Department
§ 4.01a Use of certain moneys deposited into the Department on Aging State Projects Fund
§ 4.02 Community Care Program
§ 4.02c Comprehensive Care in Residential Settings Demonstration Project
§ 4.02e Adult day service program certification
§ 4.02f Cross-agency prequalification and master service agreements
§ 4.03 The Department on Aging, in cooperation with the Department of Human …
§ 4.04 Long Term Care Ombudsman Program
§ 4.04a Illinois Long-Term Care Council
§ 4.06 Minority Senior Citizen Program
§ 4.07 Home-delivered meals
§ 4.08 Rural and small town meals program
§ 4.09 Medication management program
§ 4.11 AIDS awareness
§ 4.12 Assistance to nursing home residents
§ 4.13 Older Adult Services Act
§ 4.14 Rural Senior Citizen Program
§ 4.15 Eligibility determinations
§ 4.16 Integrated mental health services
§ 5 The provisions of Sections 5-625, 5-630, 5-635, 5-640, 5-645, 5-650, …
§ 5.01 The status of personnel to be transferred from the Department of …
§ 5.02 The provisions of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act are …
§ 6 The Director of the Department shall be a senior citizen who has …
§ 6.01 The Director shall serve for a term of 2 years from the third Monday …
§ 6.02 The salary of the Director shall be $30,000 per annum
§ 6.03 Before entering upon the duties of the office, the Director shall …
§ 6.04 Before entering upon the discharge of the duties of the office, the …
§ 6.05 The Director may create and establish offices, divisions, and …
§ 6.06 The Director shall meet regularly with the Council to advise the …
§ 7 There is created the Council on Aging
§ 7.01 The Council shall consist of 31 voting members, including: two …
§ 7.03 The twenty three citizen members of the Council shall be appointed by …
§ 7.04 The Representative and Senate members of the Council shall serve on …
§ 7.05 Citizen members
§ 7.06 The Council shall provide for its organization and procedure …
§ 7.07 The members of the Council shall receive no compensation for their …
§ 7.08 The Council shall meet at least once each quarter, or as often as the …
§ 7.09 The Council shall have the following powers and …
§ 8.05 Alzheimer’s disease grants
§ 8.06 The Department may develop and implement a plan for the increased …
§ 8.07 Emergency home response system
§ 8.08 Older direct care worker recognition
§ 8.09 Unlicensed or uncertified facilities
§ 9 If any provisions of this Act or the application thereof to any …
§ 11 This Act takes effect 3 months after becoming a law

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 20 ILCS 105

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day on which the statute takes effect; and the word "hereafter" at any time after such day. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.17
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.36
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" a calendar year unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" alone, is equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.10
  • Municipalities: has the meaning established in Section 1 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.27
  • oath: shall be deemed to include an affirmation, and the word "sworn" shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Petty offense: A federal misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Special districts: has the meaning ascribed to that term in Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.29
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Surviving spouse: means "widow" or "widower" as the case may be. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.32
  • Tort: A civil wrong or breach of a duty to another person, as outlined by law. A very common tort is negligent operation of a motor vehicle that results in property damage and personal injury in an automobile accident.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Uniform Commercial Code: A set of statutes enacted by the various states to provide consistency among the states' commercial laws. It includes negotiable instruments, sales, stock transfers, trust and warehouse receipts, and bills of lading. Source: OCC
  • United States: may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14
  • Units of local government: has the meaning established in Section 1 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.28
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.