HB 5787

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 101st Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Covid-19 Death Benefit


Amends the Court of Claims Act. Creates the COVID-19 Family Assistance Program. Provides for the Court of Claims to administer a program for the payment of $50,000 to families of persons who die because of COVID-19. Authorizes the Court of Claims to issue rules necessary for the administration of the Program. Requires annual reports to the Governor and General Assembly. Amends the Line of Duty Compensation Act. Creates a benefit of $100,000 for health care workers who die as a result of COVID-19. Defines terms. Effective immediately.

Bill Sponsors (2)


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Aug 31, 2020


Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers

May 22, 2020


First Reading


Referred to Rules Committee

May 21, 2020


Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Thaddeus Jones

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