Ill. lawmaker will file bill to protect adults with disabilities

01/4/2013 | Belleville News-Democrat (Ill.)

An Illinois lawmaker said he will introduce a bill that would create an Adult Protective Services unit overseen by the state's Department on Aging, which would be responsible for protecting home-bound adults with disabilities. Gov. Pat Quinn called for reforms to strengthen protections after a report said the state failed to investigate the deaths of 53 adults with disabilities.

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Belleville News-Democrat (Ill.)