Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 420 ILCS 56/5

  • 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
     Whereas laser systems can be instrumental in the improvement of the health and welfare of the public if properly utilized, and may be destructive or detrimental if improperly or carelessly employed, it is hereby declared to be the public policy of this State to encourage the constructive uses of laser systems and to prohibit uses that are or may be detrimental to human health and safety. It is further in the public interest to consult nationally accepted standards in the promulgation and enforcement of statutes, rules, and regulations.