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Radon testing required at least once every three years in day care centers. PA 097-0981
Illinois Law Update, Page 580
Illinois lawmakers have amended the Child Care Act of 1969 by adding section 5.8. 225 ILCS 10/5.8. Beginning January 1, 2013, licensed day care centers, licensed day care homes, and licensed group day care homes must be tested for radon at least once every three years in accordance with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.
The Real Prisoner's Dilemma
Column, Page 442
Defendants have a Constitutional right to effective counsel during plea bargains.
Registration of Smaller Sources Program
Illinois Law Update, Page 132
The Illinois Pollution Control Board ("the Board") created a new Registration of Smaller Sources (ROSS) Program intended to simplify air regulatory requirements by requiring sources with low emissions to register with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency ("the Agency") rather than requiring an air permit as authorized by sections 9.14 and 27 of the Environmental Protection Act. 35 Ill Adm Code 201.175.
The Revestment Doctrine: Alive and Well or On Its Last Legs?
Article, Page 94
Under the revestment doctrine, litigants can "revest" the trial court with otherwise expired jurisdiction by participating in a case without objection 30 or more days after entry of the final order. But recent rulings draw the viability of the doctrine into question.
Savings withdrawals do not qualify as net income for child support calculations
Illinois Law Update, Page 404
On May 24, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court held that, for purposes of determining child support under section 505 of the Illinois Marriage and Dissolution of Marriage Act ("the Act"), an individual does not have net income when withdrawing money from a personal savings account.