Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 415 ILCS 30/2

  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • 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 has been established by scientific evidence that improperly constructed water wells can adversely affect the public’s health. Consistent with its duty to safeguard the public health in this State, the General Assembly therefore declares that the proper location, construction and modification of water wells is essential for the protection of the public health.