Illinois Compiled Statutes 110 ILCS 345 Specialized Care for Children Act. Section 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.)

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