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Full Text of HB3678  95th General Assembly



HB3678 Enrolled LRB095 10032 DRJ 32376 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 Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act is
5 amended by adding Section 4.4 as follows:
6     (325 ILCS 5/4.4 new)
7     Sec. 4.4. DCFS duty to report to State's Attorney. Whenever
8 the Department receives, by means of its statewide toll-free
9 telephone number established under Section 7.6 for the purpose
10 of reporting suspected child abuse or neglect or by any other
11 means or from any mandated reporter under Section 4, a report
12 of a newborn infant whose blood, urine, or meconium contains
13 any amount of a controlled substance as defined in subsection
14 (f) of Section 102 of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act or
15 a metabolite thereof, with the exception of a controlled
16 substance or metabolite thereof whose presence in the newborn
17 infant is the result of medical treatment administered to the
18 mother or the newborn infant, the Department must immediately
19 report that information to the State's Attorney of the county
20 in which the infant was born.
21     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
22 becoming law.