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225 ILCS 10/7.7

    (225 ILCS 10/7.7)
    Sec. 7.7. Certain waivers prohibited. Licensed child welfare agencies providing adoption services shall not require biological or adoptive parents to sign any document that purports to waive claims against an agency for intentional or reckless acts or omissions or for gross negligence. Nothing in this Section shall require an agency to assume risks that are not within the reasonable control of the agency.
(Source: P.A. 94-586, eff. 8-15-05.)