(225 ILCS 10/3.2)
    Sec. 3.2. Requirements for adoption-only homes. In addition to the other requirements contained in this Act, in order to approve an adoption-only home, a licensed child welfare agency shall:
        (1) conduct a home study, which shall consist of a
thorough assessment of any prospective adoptive parent's physical, mental, financial, and emotional ability to successfully parent a child through adoption;
        (2) obtain a criminal background check of all adult
residents in the home pursuant to Section 3.3 of this Act;
        (3) obtain child abuse background checks of all
residents in the home who are 13 years of age or over;
        (4) assess the health of all prospective adoptive
parents and family members living in the home, as well as any residents of the home;
        (5) assess the finances of the prospective adoptive
parent or parents;
        (6) obtain character references for the prospective
adoptive parent or parents;
        (7) assess the safety of the adoptive home;
        (8) provide adoption education and training to the
prospective adoptive parent or parents; and
        (9) conduct a pre-placement home visit and
post-placement supervision.
    The licensed child welfare agency may impose any other reasonable requirements that the agency deems appropriate in approving an adoption-only home. The Department shall adopt procedures necessary for the implementation of this Section no later than 30 days after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 99th General Assembly.
(Source: P.A. 99-833, eff. 1-1-17.)