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Full Text of SB1008  97th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2011 and 2012


Introduced 2/8/2011, by Sen. John J. Cullerton


705 ILCS 405/2-19  from Ch. 37, par. 802-19

    Amends the Juvenile Court Act of 1987. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning preliminary orders for an examination of an alleged abused or neglected child.

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1    AN ACT concerning courts.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Juvenile Court Act of 1987 is amended by
5changing Section 2-19 as follows:
6    (705 ILCS 405/2-19)  (from Ch. 37, par. 802-19)
7    Sec. 2-19. Preliminary orders after filing a petition. In
8all cases involving physical abuse the the court shall order,
9and in all cases involving neglect or sexual abuse the court
10may order, an examination of the child under Section 2-11 of
11this Act or by a physician appointed or designated for this
12purpose by the court. As part of the examination, the physician
13shall arrange to have color photographs taken, as soon as
14practical, of areas of trauma visible on the child and may, if
15indicated, arrange to have a radiological examination
16performed on the child. The physician, on the completion of the
17examination, shall forward the results of the examination
18together with the color photographs to the State's Attorney of
19the county of the court ordering such examination. The court
20may dispense with the examination in those cases which were
21commenced on the basis of a physical examination by a
22physician. Unless color photographs have already been taken or
23unless there are no areas of visible trauma, the court shall



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1arrange to have color photographs taken if no such examination
2is conducted.
3(Source: P.A. 87-1148.)