|Public Act 099-0351|
|SB1775 Enrolled||LRB099 08363 KTG 31219 b|
AN ACT concerning children.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Safeguard Our Children Act.
In this Act:
"Caseworker" means an employee of the Department of
Children and Family Services who is assigned case management
duties concerning a child or person under the care and legal
custody of the Department.
"Child or person" means any child or person, regardless of
age, who is under the care and legal custody of the Department
of Children and Family Services.
"Department" means the Department of Children and Family
"Plan of Care" means a written or electronic document that
details the information required under Section 15 of this Act.
Duty to report.
Any child or person in the care
of the Department who is placed in a residential facility under
contract with the Department pursuant to the Children and
Family Services Act shall be reported as missing to the local
law enforcement agency within whose jurisdiction the facility