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AN ACT concerning health.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Vital Records Act is amended by adding
Section 25.4 as follows:
(410 ILCS 535/25.4 new)
Youth in care birth record request.
(a) For the purposes of this Section, an individual's
status as a youth in care may be verified:
(1) with a copy of the court order placing the youth in
the guardianship or custody of the Department of Children
and Family Services or terminating the Department of
Children and Family Services' guardianship or custody of
the youth; or
(2) by a human services agency, legal services agency,
or other similar agency that has knowledge of the
individual's youth in care status, including, but not
(A) a child welfare agency, including the
Department of Children and Family Services; or
(B) the attorney or guardian ad litem who served as
the youth in care's attorney or guardian ad litem
during proceedings under the Juvenile Court Act.