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What is the legal age for babysitting in Illinois?


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September 24, 2014 1:24AM

There Is a legal age in Il. to babysit.- The child must be 11, and the time should be limited. If left alone for a substantial amount of time- (there is no set limit on that time ) say.... over 4 hours- the child needs to be 13.