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.”
Peoria County Courthouse’s lactation room is located on the 4th floor ofthe Jefferson Street Wing in Room 418, which is located across the hallway from Courtrooms 423 and 424. It has been labeled with signage “418 Lactation Room”. Signage has also been posted on all directories 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 215, (309) 672-6036 or County Administration, Room 502,(309) 672-6056.