Glossary

Glossary

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IDES Illinois Department of Employment Security.
IDOC Illinois Department of Corrections
Immigrant An alien who has been accorded by the United States the privilege of entering the country for permanent residence and of becoming a citizen of the United States under the conditions provided in the Immigration and Nationality Act.
Implied Consent A law, when applied to testing for alcohol in the blood, breath or urine (in most states, it includes testing for drugs as well), holds that any licensed driver who operates a vehicle has consented to submit to approved tests to show intoxication.
Indictment Formal charging document presented by the prosecuting attorney to a grand jury. The grand jury may issue an indictment if it believes that the accusation, if proved, would lead to a conviction.
Information Formal charging document issued by a prosecuting attorney (with no grand jury involvement).
Infraction A violation of a statute in which the only punishment authorized is a fine and which is expressly designated as an infraction.
Initial Claim An application for benefits which, meeting all monetary eligibility requirements, commences a claim series.
Initial Claim (statistics) A request for determination of insured status (new claim) or a notice filed when a break in job attachment has occurred, (additional claim). Insured status refers to qualifying base period wages with an insured employer and the determination of the individual's weekly benefit amount.
Insured Unemployment Rate The IUR is the total number of insured unemployed divided by the total number of employed covered by unemployment insurance.
Insured Employment Insured work is work performed for an employer who is subject to the law --- one who is required to make payments to the state under the Illinois Unemployment Insurance Act.
Interest /Penalty Waiver Protest The Director and his/her representatives may waive all or part of interest charges or penalties assigned to an account. If denied, a Director's Order is issued which provides fifteen days from the date of mailing of the Order to protest and request a hearing.
Interstate Agent Claim A claim filed in Illinois (agent state) against another state (liable state).
Interstate Claimant An individual claiming benefits under the unemployment insurance law of one or more liable states through the facilities of an agent State. Does not include any individual who customarily commutes from a residence in an agent State to work in a liable State. However, if such an individual requests to be considered an interstate claimant, this request shall be granted by Illinois as a liable state.
Interstate Liable Claim A claim filed in another state (agent state) against Illinois (liable state).
ITVP Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program