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File #: 15-2988    Version: 1 Name: Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Parentage and Child Support
Type: Grant Award Renewal Status: Approved
File created: 4/21/2015 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 5/20/2015 Final action: 5/20/2015
Title: PROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL Department: Office of the Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County Grantee: Circuit Court of Cook County Grantor: Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Request: Authorization to renew grant Purpose: The purpose of Parentage and Child Support Court is to help ensure that children have two loving and supportive parents who are not caught in the middle of parental hostility or court proceedings, that the children receive financial support, and that court assistance is available if needed to assist parents so that the children may grow up having a positive role model relating to parents and families. Grant Amount: $1,526,737.00 Grant Period: 7/1/2015 - 6/30/2015 Fiscal Impact: None Accounts: N/A Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant: 5/21/2014 Most Recent Grant Amount: $1,526,737.00 Concurrences: The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined...
Indexes: TIMOTHY C. EVANS, Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County
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PROPOSED GRANT AWARD RENEWAL
 
Department:  Office of the Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County
 
Grantee:  Circuit Court of Cook County
 
Grantor:  Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
 
Request:  Authorization to renew grant
 
Purpose:   The purpose of Parentage and Child Support Court is to help ensure that children have two loving and supportive parents who are not caught in the middle of parental hostility or court proceedings, that the children receive financial support, and that court assistance is available if needed to assist parents so that the children may grow up having a positive role model relating to parents and families.   
 
Grant Amount:  $1,526,737.00
 
Grant Period:  7/1/2015 - 6/30/2015   
 
Fiscal Impact:  None  
 
Accounts:  N/A  
 
Most Recent Date of Board Authorization for Grant:  5/21/2014   
 
Most Recent Grant Amount:  $1,526,737.00
 
Concurrences:
The Budget Department has received all requisite documents and determined the fiscal impact on Cook County, if any.
 
Summary:  This grant funds the salaries of eight (8) administrative hearing officers and nine (9) support staff. Each administrative hearing officer is paired with a courtroom to help parties reach agreement on matters related to paternity and child support issues in Title IV-D cases. If no agreement results, parties are entitled to a hearing before a judge.
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