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Full Text of SB0335  95th General Assembly



SB0335 Enrolled LRB095 10778 DRJ 31020 b

1     AN ACT concerning children.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act is
5 amended by adding Section 22 as follows:
6     (325 ILCS 2/22 new)
7     Sec. 22. Signs. Every hospital, fire station, emergency
8 medical facility, and police station that is required to accept
9 a relinquished newborn infant in accordance with this Act must
10 post a sign in a conspicuous place on the exterior of the
11 building housing the facility informing persons that a newborn
12 infant may be relinquished at the facility in accordance with
13 this Act. The Department shall prescribe specifications for the
14 signs and for their placement that will ensure statewide
15 uniformity.
16     This Section does not apply to a hospital, fire station,
17 emergency medical facility, or police station that has a sign
18 that is consistent with the requirements of this Section that
19 is posted on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the
20 95th General Assembly.
21     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22 becoming law.