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SB842 Enrolled                                LRB9202585TAtmA

 1        AN ACT concerning children and family services.

 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 22.2 as follows:

 6        (20 ILCS 505/22.2) (from Ch. 23, par. 5022.2)
 7        Sec.   22.2.    To  provide  training  programs  for  the
 8    provision  of  foster  care  and  adoptive   care   services.
 9    Training  provided  to  foster parents shall include training
10    and information on their  right  to  be  heard,  to  bring  a
11    mandamus  action,  and  to intervene in juvenile court as set
12    forth under subsection (2) of Section  1-5  of  the  Juvenile
13    Court  Act  of  1987  and  the  availability  of  the hotline
14    established under Section  35.6  of  this  Act,  that  foster
15    parents   may  use  to  report  incidents  of  misconduct  or
16    violation  of  rules   by   Department   employees,   service
17    providers,  or contractors. Monies for such training programs
18    shall be derived from the Department of Children  and  Family
19    Services Training Fund, hereby created in the State Treasury.
20    Deposits  to  this  fund  shall  consist of federal financial
21    participation in  foster  care  and  adoption  care  training
22    programs,  public and unsolicited private grants and fees for
23    such training, and royalties earned from the  publication  of
24    materials  owned  by  or  licensed  to  the  Department.   In
25    addition,  with  the approval of the Governor, the Department
26    may transfer amounts not exceeding $2,000,000 in each  fiscal
27    year from the DCFS Children's Services Fund to the Department
28    of Children and Family Services Training Fund.  Disbursements
29    from  the Department of Children and Family Services Training
30    Fund shall be made by the  Department  for  foster  care  and
31    adoptive  care  training  services in accordance with federal
SB842 Enrolled              -2-               LRB9202585TAtmA
 1    standards.
 2    (Source: P.A. 91-712, eff. 7-1-00.)

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