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Full Text of SB0731  95th General Assembly


Sen. Susan Garrett

Filed: 3/8/2007





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 731 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 5. The Department of Human Services Act is amended
5 by adding Section 10-33 as follows:
6     (20 ILCS 1305/10-33 new)
7     Sec. 10-33. Sexual assault education program.
8     (a) The Department shall conduct a comprehensive study of
9 the needs of women with disabilities who reside in the
10 community as well as structured living environments regarding
11 sexual assault and the threat of sexual violence. The study
12 must include a needs assessment during the first year that
13 gathers input from women with disabilities, service providers,
14 and advocacy organizations. This study must inform the
15 development and implementation of educational programs for
16 women with disabilities, including distribution of information



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1 materials during the first year. These materials must include
2 information on indications of possible occurrences of sexual
3 assault, the rights of sexual-assault victims, and any public
4 or private victim-assistance programs and resources available,
5 including resources available through the Office of the
6 Attorney General.
7     (b) The Department shall seek to attain any federal grants
8 or other funding that may be available for the purpose of this
9 Section.
10     (c) The Department shall adopt any rule necessary for the
11 implementation and administration of the program under this
12 Section.".