(20 ILCS 2310/2310-305)
(was 20 ILCS 2310/55.64)
Public information campaign; brochure; shaken
(a) The Department may conduct an information
campaign for the general public concerning the dangers of shaking infants
and young children. The information shall inform the public about the
risks of shaking children and ways to reduce the causes of shaking children.
(b) The Department may prepare a brochure describing the dangers of
shaking infants and young children. The description shall include
information on the effects of shaking children, appropriate ways to manage
the causes for shaking children, and discussion on how to reduce the risk
of shaking. The brochure shall be distributed free of charge to the
parents or guardians of each newborn upon discharge of the infant from a
hospital or other health facility.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)