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.