(20 ILCS 2310/2310-15)
(was 20 ILCS 2310/55.02)
General supervision of health; delegation to certified local health departments. To have the general supervision of the interests of the
and lives of the people of the State and to exercise the rights, powers,
duties of those Acts that it is by law authorized to enforce. The
Department shall have the general authority to delegate to certified local health departments the duties and powers under those Acts it is
authorized to enforce for the purpose of local administration and
enforcement. Upon accepting the delegation of duties and powers, certified local health departments shall administer and enforce the minimum program standards
promulgated by the Department under the provisions of those Acts.
Certified local health departments may establish reasonable fees for the
permits, licenses, or other activities performed under the delegation
agreement. Upon delegation of duties and powers, the Department may waive any portion of its fees established by
statute or rule.
(Source: P.A. 95-205, eff. 1-1-08.)