A nation of related American Indian tribes (including the Cahokia, Kaskaskia, Michigamea, Peoria, and Tamaroa tribes) that spoke an Algonquian language (Miami-Illinois). The Illinois (=Illiniwek) historically occupied a vast territory in the central Mississippi River valley in the present states of Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and Arkansas. Their population and territory shrank during the 1700s because of warfare and disease. The descendants of the Illinois are represented by the Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma, which maintains its headquarters in Miami, Oklahoma.
Basic in the East St. Louis area and part of the Chicago area. Enhanced in other parts of the Chicago area. Current program: Centralized, contractor-run, test-only, basic I/M program in Chicago and East St. Louis. Proposed: Contractor-run, test-only, enhanced I/M program using the IM 240 test in the Chicago metropolitan area and in the East St. Louis metropolitan area. Testing to begin in late 1998.
Northwestern University Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center Feinberg 4-508 251 East Huron Chicago, IL 60611 312-926-6443 Lisa Stucky-Marshall, APRN Coordinator, Gastrointestinal Oncology Program
Residential Energy Code: None Commercial Energy Code: State owned buildings as well as city owned buildings in Chicago must comply with ASHRAE 90A-1980. The state is pursuing voluntary residential compliance ventures through Illinois Energy Rated Homes training.
Northwestern University* Dearborn Observatory Evanston, Illinois Used by astronomer George Washington Hough (1836-1909) to study double stars and to carry through long-term observations of the planet Jupiter. The lens for the 18-1/2-inch refractor at the Dearborn Observatory was completed Alvan Clark (1804-1887) in 1861. In 1862, while testing this lens, Clark observed the dark companion star orbiting Sirius. Clark received a medal from the French Academy of Science for this achievement.
Country Club Southwest of Chicago near Joliet Contact: Bill 630-739-0800 Office, 815-886-3536 Home Prairie Land Dance Club Box 116 650 Matilda Illiopolis, IL 62539 E-mail: [email protected] Web Site: http://www.pldc.org Kingsway Kickers Country Dance Club Joe Wilkinson P.O. Box 3728 Joliet, IL 60434 South Fork Dancers Peggy Camille Rural Route 2 - Box 54A Riverton, IL 62561 Swingin'n'Country Dance Club 702 Auburn Circle Schaumburg, IL 60193 (847)524-7462 E-mail: [email protected]
Illinois (IPA ) is a state of the United States of America located in the Midwest; it was the 21st state admitted to the Union. The state is the most populous in the Midwest, and the fifth most populous in the nation. Illinois is known for its large and diverse population; its balance of rural areas, small industrial cities, vast suburbs and a great metropolis; its highly diverse economic base; and its central location that has made it a transportation hub for 150 years.
Illinois' high risk pool, the Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan (ICHIP), became operational in 1989. ICHIP operates two programs: The traditional CHIP covers medically uninsurable and is funded by premiums paid by participants and state general funds and in 2004 premiums were set at 143 percent of the average charged for comparable coverage; and HIPAA-CHIP covers HIPAA and HCTC qualified individuals and is funded through member premiums and an assessment on the insurance industry. In 2004, federal grant funds helped offset premium. Premiums are set at 135 percent of the average charges for comparable services. At the end of 2004, 16,409 persons were enrolled in the program.
Illinois (pronounced or "ill-i-NOY") is a 2005 concept album by American songwriter Sufjan Stevens, with songs referencing places and people related to the U.S. state of Illinois. It is his second album based on a U.S. state, part of a planned series of fifty than began with the 2003 album Michigan.
"Illinois" is the official state song of the state of Illinois in the United States. Written by Charles H. Chamberlain and composed by Archibald Johnston, "Illinois" became the state song by an act of the 54th Illinois General Assembly (1925).
2000 bill introduced to provide up to 12 weeks of UI for workers on FMLA leave Commissioned study of UI and family leave 2001 bill introduced for paid family and medical leave, funding source to be determined
IIn June of 1999, Senate Bill 24 was enacted to amend the Electric Choice and Rate Relief Act (HB362). The measure gives residential customers a 5% base rate cut in October 2001. Originally, Commonwealth Edison was included in a four-stage phase-in process that began in October 1999. Under the amendment Commonwealth Edison must spend a minimum of $2 billion enhancing its transmission and distribution systems and $250 million to support environmental programs. Utilities are allowed to recover stranded cost through securitization and a competition transition charge that will be in place through December 2006.
On September 7, the Illinois Commerce Commission (Docket 05-0204) amended the requirements for its "Digital Divide Elimination Infrastructure Fund." The amendments list specific guidelines and requirements for grant proposals by entities who wish to receive a grant out of the fund. A copy of the Order and Appendix is available by searching under the docket number here. Also in Illinois this month, Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) signed an Act (HB-2853) that will require wireless carriers to provide a contact number and brief service description for all third party services included on a customer's bill. The law applies in cases where the wireless carrier is unable to provide adjustments, refunds, or credits because it is only the billing agent.
H.B. 1881 Requires certain insurers to provide coverage for: (1) inpatient care following a mastectomy, (2) an annual mammogram, (3) an annual Pap smear, and (4) an annual digital rectal exam and PSA. S.B. 1101 Authorizes the state Liquor Control Commission to conduct unannounced inspections of tobacco vendors. H.R. 148 Recommends using proceeds from litigation against the tobacco industry to pay for smoking cessation products used in the state's Medicaid program.
A reputable adult of either sex who has lived in Illinois for at least 6 months may adopt. If the adoption is through a public child welfare or licensed child welfare agency or is a relative adoption, then the 6-month residency requirement does not apply. If the person is married, her or his spouse must file jointly, even if a stepparent is seeking to adopt. A minor may also adopt if the court finds good cause for it.
Implementing Prekindergarten The State has developed training for center-based and family care providers. A Web site, available in English, Spanish, and Polish, contains a wealth of information for parents and providers on using the ELGs in a variety of care settings.
1/1/84 Passenger cars, vehicles under 8,000 lbs. and recreational vehicles, used primarily for personal, household, or family purposes, excluding camping trailers or travel trailers or motorcycles. 4 repair attempts - 30 business days out of service 1 year or 12,000 miles, whichever occurs first.