92nd General Assembly
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   New Act                                                                     
   30 ILCS 805/8.25 new                                                        

        Creates the Safe Place for Newborns Act.   Provides  requirements      
   concerning  when a hospital must accept a newborn left with a hospital      
   employee and when a fire station must accept a  newborn  left  with  a      
   fire  station  employee.  Requires a fire station employee to take the      
   newborn to a hospital.   Requires  the  hospital  to  inform  a  local      
   welfare  agency  or  the  Department  of  Children and Family Services      
   within 24 hours.  Provides  immunity  for  the  hospital  and  medical      
   professionals  and  the  municipality  or fire protection district and      
   fire station employees accepting a newborn, so long  as  they  act  in      
   good  faith.    Provides  that  a  person  may  leave a newborn with a      
   hospital employee at a hospital or with a fire station employee  at  a      
   fire  station without prosecution for that act if certain requirements      
   are met.  Amends the State  Mandates  Act  to  require  implementation      
   without reimbursement.                                                      
   FEB-21-2001  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   FEB-21-2001  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   FEB-28-2001  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               JUDICIARY             
   MAR-31-2001  S  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 3-9(A)    RULES                 
   JAN-07-2003  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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