Widespread publicity over sex offenders in nursing homes urges one Illinois village to propose an ordinance to help combat the problem

Widespread publicity over sex offenders in nursing homes has prompted the village of Frankfurt to propose an ordinance that would impose the following:
•Ban treatment of registered sex offenders or anyone with mental illness, drug or alcohol abuse at nursing homes within the village
•Prohibit any nursing home resident from leaving a facility without an escort.
•Licensing and inspection by the village, in addition to state regulation •Mandate security cameras and alarms on each entrance and exit door

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