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Full Text of SB1489  94th General Assembly



SB1489 Enrolled LRB094 08054 DRJ 38237 b

1     AN ACT concerning aging.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Elder Abuse and Neglect Act is amended by
5 adding Section 14 as follows:
6     (320 ILCS 20/14 new)
7     Sec. 14. Volunteer corps. Qualified volunteers may be used
8 for the purposes of increasing public awareness and providing
9 companion-type services, as prescribed by rule, to eligible
10 adults. A qualified volunteer must undergo training as
11 prescribed by the Department by rule and must adhere to all
12 confidentiality requirements as required by law.
13     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
14 becoming law.