Public Act 095-0361
HB3678 Enrolled LRB095 10032 DRJ 32376 b

    AN ACT concerning children.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act is
amended by adding Section 4.4 as follows:
    (325 ILCS 5/4.4 new)
    Sec. 4.4. DCFS duty to report to State's Attorney. Whenever
the Department receives, by means of its statewide toll-free
telephone number established under Section 7.6 for the purpose
of reporting suspected child abuse or neglect or by any other
means or from any mandated reporter under Section 4, a report
of a newborn infant whose blood, urine, or meconium contains
any amount of a controlled substance as defined in subsection
(f) of Section 102 of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act or
a metabolite thereof, with the exception of a controlled
substance or metabolite thereof whose presence in the newborn
infant is the result of medical treatment administered to the
mother or the newborn infant, the Department must immediately
report that information to the State's Attorney of the county
in which the infant was born.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/23/2007