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225 ILCS 317/5

    (225 ILCS 317/5)
    Sec. 5. Legislative intent. It is declared that within the State of Illinois there are, and may continue to be, locations where the improper installation or repair of fire sprinkler systems creates conditions that may adversely affect the public health and general welfare. Therefore, the purpose of this Act is to protect, promote, and preserve the public health and general welfare by providing for the establishment of minimum standards for licensure of fire sprinkler installation contractors.
(Source: P.A. 92-871, eff. 1-3-03.)