Pursuant to Public Act 100-947, which amends the Illinois Counties Code at 55 ILCS 5/5-1106 to require “On or before June 1, 2019, every facility that houses a circuit court room shall include at least one lactation room or area for members of the public to express breast milk in private that is located outside the confines of a restroom and includes, at minimum, a chair, a table, and an electrical outlet, as well as a sink with running water where possible.”
Sangamon County Courthouse’s lactation room is located on the 2ndh floor of the Sangamon County Complex Room 214, which is located across the hall from the public elevator. It has been labeled with signage “Lactation Room”. Signage has also been posted throughout the courthouse to assist with directions to the room. All persons requesting additional information and/or access to the lactation room may be directed to Court Administration, Room 522, (217) 753-6360 or County Administration, Room 201, (217) 753-6650.