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Regular Roll Benefits

(Client) Regular roll benefits issued through the Illinois Link system are available no later than 3:00 a.m. on the same date every month. (This includes weekends and holidays.)

The following tables lists the availability dates for each regular roll schedule. 

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SCHEDULE Cases in Schedule AVAILABILITY DATE
22 91/92/93 with SNAP 1st
new textNew Approvals and Reinstatements beginning 02/10/14 94/96 A-F 4th
new textNew Approvals and Reinstatements beginning 02/10/14 94/96 G-N 7th
new textNew Approvals and Reinstatements beginning 02/10/14 94/96 O-Z 10th
01  SNAP only/TANF A-CH 3rd
  SNAP only/TANF CI-HI 5th
SNAP only/TANF HJ-PL 6th
SNAP only/TANF PM-Z 9th
03 AABD 8th

new textAs of 02/07/14, all active 94/96 cases in Group 22 had their availability dates changed.  The change occurred over a three month period:

Group 22 94/96 Cases

February 2014 and prior

Availability Date

March 2014

Availability Date

April 2014

Availability Date

May 2014 and later

Availability Date

A - F 4th 7th 10th 13th
G - N 7th 10th 13th 17th
O - Z 10th 13th 16th 20th
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ACID Inquiry and Form 552 Display Field

Page 1 of the ACID Inquiry screens display a 2 digit field, SNAP AVL DTE directly under the case name and address.  The same field is displayed on the bottom of page 1 of the Form 552.  The 2 digit field represents the SNAP availability date for the assigned Group.  All Cash, Group 22, and Category 08 cases display the availability date based on their assigned Group.

For medical only cases in Group 00 and all Transitional SNAP cases the SNAP AVL DTE field is not populated.

Mercury Benefits

(Client) Mercury cash benefits issued through the Illinois Link system are available starting at 3:00 a.m. on the same date as Mercury SNAP benefits. Mercury benefits are only issued on workdays.