Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Provides that effective January 1, 2013, licensed day care centers, licensed day care homes, and licensed group day care homes shall have the facility tested for radon at least once every 3 years. Provides that effective January 1, 2014, as part of an initial application or application for renewal of a license for day care centers, day care homes, and group day care homes, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services shall require proof the facility has been tested within the last 3 years for radon. Provides that the report of the most current radon measurement shall be posted in the facility next to the license issued by the Department. Effective January 1, 2013.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Further amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Provides that with the report concerning the most current radon measurements, a specific statement shall be included which specifies that every parent or guardian is notified that the facility has performed radon measurements to ensure the health and safety of the occupants and includes that the statement shall contain information about the Illinois Emergency Management Agency's recommendations that all residential homes be tested for radon and corrective actions be taken at a specified level and contact information for a parent or guardian to seek additional information either about the facility or regarding radon. Amends the Illinois Radon Awareness Act. Requires disclosure of only the most current (rather than all) records and reports pertaining to elevated radon concentrations within the dwelling. Effective January 1, 2013.