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AN ACT concerning criminal law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Criminal Code of 2012 is amended by adding
Section 10-11 as follows:
(720 ILCS 5/10-11 new)
Transporting persons under 18 years of age to
another state for emergency treatment.
(a) In this Section:
"Child" means a person under 18 years of age.
"Person responsible for the child's welfare" has the
meaning ascribed to it in Section 3 of the Abused and
Neglected Child Reporting Act.
(b) A person responsible for the child's welfare may not be
for a violation of this Article when the
person responsible for the child's welfare transports
to another state for medical care or treatment if the
responsible for the child's welfare reasonably believes that:
(1) the child needs emergency medical care or treatment
because of injury or illness;
(2) the nearest healthcare facility that is capable of
rendering sufficient medical care or treatment for that
child's emergency medical condition is not in this State;