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Full Text of SB2580  97th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Child Care Act of 1969 is amended by
5changing Section 5.2 as follows:
6    (225 ILCS 10/5.2)
7    Sec. 5.2. Unsafe children's products.
8    (a) A child care facility may not use or have on the
9premises, on or after July 1, 2000, an unsafe children's
10product as described in Section 15 of the Children's Product
11Safety Act. This subsection (a) does not apply to an antique or
12collectible children's product if it is not used by, or
13accessible to, any child in the child care facility.
14    (b) The Department of Children and Family Services shall
15notify child care facilities, on an ongoing basis, including
16during the license application facility examination and during
17annual license monitoring visits, of the provisions of this
18Section and the Children's Product Safety Act and of the
19comprehensive list of unsafe children's products as provided
20and maintained by the Department of Public Health available on
21the Internet, as determined in accordance with that Act, in
22plain, non-technical language that will enable each child care
23facility to effectively inspect children's products and



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1identify unsafe children's products. The Department of
2Children and Family Services shall adopt rules to maintain data
3on child care facilities without Internet access and shall
4ensure the child care facilities without Internet access
5register for available mailing lists of pertinent recalls
6distributed in paper form. The Department of Children and
7Family Services must make the comprehensive list available to
8those facilities that do not have Internet access. Child care
9facilities must maintain all written information provided
10pursuant to this subsection in a file accessible to both
11facility staff and parents of children attending the facility.
12Child care facilities must post in prominent locations
13regularly visited by parents written notification of the
14existence of the comprehensive list of unsafe children's
15products available on the Internet. The Department of Children
16and Family Services shall adopt rules to carry out this
18(Source: P.A. 93-805, eff. 7-24-04.)
19    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
20becoming law.