(410 ILCS 45/7.1)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 1307.1)
Requirements for child care facilities.
Each day care center, day
care home, preschool, nursery school, kindergarten, or other child care
facility, licensed or approved by the State, including such programs
operated by a public school district, shall include a requirement that each
parent or legal guardian of a child between one and 7
years of age provide a statement from a physician or health care provider that the
child has been assessed for risk of lead poisoning or tested or both, as provided in Section 6.2. This statement shall be
provided prior to admission and subsequently in conjunction with required
Child care facilities that participate in the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) shall annually send or deliver to the parents or guardians of children enrolled in the facility's care an informational pamphlet regarding awareness of lead poisoning. Pamphlets shall be produced and made available by the Department and shall be downloadable from the Department's Internet website. The Department of Human Services and the Department of Public Health shall assist in the distribution of the pamphlet.
(Source: P.A. 98-690, eff. 1-1-15