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225 ILCS 10/2.26

    (225 ILCS 10/2.26)
    Sec. 2.26. "Eligible agency" means a licensed child welfare agency that (i) is currently fully accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services (COA) for adoption services and (ii) has had no Department substantiated licensing violations or COA accrediting violations that affect the health, safety, morals, or welfare of children served by that agency for the 4 years immediately preceding a determination of eligibility.
(Source: P.A. 94-586, eff. 8-15-05.)