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Public Act 095-0489




Public Act 095-0489
SB0731 Enrolled LRB095 10657 BDD 30887 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Department of Human Services Act is amended
by adding Section 10-33 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 1305/10-33 new)
    Sec. 10-33. Sexual assault education program.
    (a) The Department shall conduct a comprehensive study of
the needs of women with disabilities who reside in the
community as well as structured living environments regarding
sexual assault and the threat of sexual violence. The study
must include a needs assessment during the first year that
gathers input from women with disabilities, service providers,
and advocacy organizations. This study must inform the
development and implementation of educational programs for
women with disabilities, including distribution of information
materials during the first year. These materials must include
information on indications of possible occurrences of sexual
assault, the rights of sexual-assault victims, and any public
or private victim-assistance programs and resources available,
including resources available through the Office of the
Attorney General.
    (b) The Department shall seek to attain any federal grants
or other funding that may be available for the purpose of this
    (c) The Department shall adopt any rule necessary for the
implementation and administration of the program under this

Effective Date: 6/1/2008