Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 210 ILCS 95/3
- State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14
It is found that there exists, and may in the future exist, within the State of Illinois recreational areas and campgrounds which are sub-standard in important features of safety, cleanliness, or sanitation. Such conditions adversely affect the public health, safety and general welfare of persons. Therefore, the purpose of this Act is to protect, promote, and preserve the public health, safety and general welfare by providing for the establishment and enforcement of minimum standards for safety, cleanliness and general sanitation for all recreational areas and campgrounds now in existence or hereafter constructed or developed and to provide for inspection of all such facilities and the licensing of campgrounds.