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SB1113 93rd General Assembly


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 1        AN ACT in relation to children and families.

 2        Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section 5.  The  Children  and  Family  Services  Act  is
 5    amended by changing Section 5c as follows:

 6        (20 ILCS 505/5c)
 7        Sec.  5c.  Direct child welfare service employee license.
 8    By January 1, 2000,  the  Department,  in  consultation  with
 9    private child welfare agencies, shall develop and implement a
10    direct child welfare service employee license.  By January 1,
11    2001  all  child protective investigators and supervisors and
12    child welfare specialists and  supervisors  employed  by  the
13    Department   or   its   contractors   shall  be  required  to
14    demonstrate sufficient knowledge and  skills  to  obtain  and
15    maintain  this the license.  The Direct Child Welfare Service
16    Employee License Board  of  the  Department  shall  have  the
17    authority  to  revoke  or  suspend  the license of anyone who
18    after a hearing is found to be guilty  of  misfeasance.   The
19    Department  shall  promulgate  such  rules  as  necessary  to
20    implement this Section.
21        On  or before January 1, 2000, and every year thereafter,
22    the Department shall submit an annual report to  the  General
23    Assembly on the implementation of this Section.
24    (Source: P.A. 92-471, eff. 8-22-01.)