Employment and Economic Opportunity for Persons with Disabilities Task Force Act


State Policies & Initiatives: 

“Task Force Responsibilities. The Task Force shall analyze programs and policies of the State to determine what changes, modifications, and innovations may be necessary to remove barriers to competitive employment and economic opportunity for persons with disabilities, including barriers such as transportation, housing, program accessibility, and benefit structure. The Task Force shall also analyze State disability systems, including the mental health, developmental disabilities, veterans' assistance, workforce investment, and rehabilitation services systems, and their effect on employment of persons with disabilities. The Task Force shall review and analyze applicable research and policy studies, innovations used in other states, and any federal policy initiatives such as customized employment, and federal funding opportunities that would increase competitive employment and economic opportunity for persons with disabilities in Illinois”

  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Department of Workforce Development
  • Department of Education
  • Customized Employment
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
Date Enacted: