Tuesday, February 21, 2012


HB 4606 was voted out of the Environmental Health Committee by a vote of 012-004-002.

The bill  amends the Child Care Act of 1969. Provides that effective January 1, 2013, licensed day care centers, licensed day care homes, and licensed group day care homes shall have the facility tested for radon at least once every 3 years. Provides that effective January 1, 2014, as part of an initial application or application for renewal of a license for day care centers, day care homes, and group day care homes, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services shall require proof the facility has been tested within the last 3 years for radon. Provides that the report of the most current radon measurement shall be posted in the facility next to the license issued by the Department. Effective January 1, 2013.

Progress on the bill can be followed at http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=4606&GAID=11&GA=97&DocTypeID=HB&LegID=64355&SessionID=84.

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