(20 ILCS 515/15)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 100-397)
    Sec. 15. Child death review teams; establishment.
    (a) The Director, in consultation with the Executive Council, law enforcement, and other professionals who work in the field of investigating, treating, or preventing child abuse or neglect in that subregion, shall appoint members to a child death review team in each of the Department's administrative subregions of the State outside Cook County and at least one child death review team in Cook County. The members of a team shall be appointed for 2-year terms and shall be eligible for reappointment upon the expiration of the terms. The Director must fill any vacancy in a team within 60 days after that vacancy occurs.
    (b) Each child death review team shall consist of at least one member from each of the following categories:
        (1) Pediatrician or other physician knowledgeable
    
about child abuse and neglect.
        (2) Representative of the Department.
        (3) State's attorney or State's attorney's
    
representative.
        (4) Representative of a local law enforcement agency.
        (5) Psychologist or psychiatrist.
        (6) Representative of a local health department.
        (7) Representative of a school district or other
    
education or child care interests.
        (8) Coroner or forensic pathologist.
        (9) Representative of a child welfare agency or child
    
advocacy organization.
        (10) Representative of a local hospital, trauma
    
center, or provider of emergency medical services.
        (11) Representative of the Department of State
    
Police.
    Each child death review team may make recommendations to the Director concerning additional appointments.
    Each child death review team member must have demonstrated experience and an interest in investigating, treating, or preventing child abuse or neglect.
    (c) Each child death review team shall select a chairperson from among its members. The chairperson shall also serve on the Illinois Child Death Review Teams Executive Council.
    (d) The child death review teams shall be funded under a separate line item in the Department's annual budget.
(Source: P.A. 95-527, eff. 6-1-08.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 100-397)
    Sec. 15. Child death review teams; establishment.
    (a) The Director, in consultation with the Executive Council, law enforcement, and other professionals who work in the field of investigating, treating, or preventing child abuse or neglect in that subregion, shall appoint members to a child death review team in each of the Department's administrative subregions of the State outside Cook County and at least one child death review team in Cook County. The members of a team shall be appointed for 2-year terms and shall be eligible for reappointment upon the expiration of the terms. The Director must fill any vacancy in a team within 60 days after that vacancy occurs.
    (b) Each child death review team shall consist of at least one member from each of the following categories:
        (1) Pediatrician or other physician knowledgeable
    
about child abuse and neglect.
        (2) Representative of the Department.
        (3) State's attorney or State's attorney's
    
representative.
        (4) Representative of a local law enforcement agency.
        (5) Psychologist or psychiatrist.
        (6) Representative of a local health department.
        (7) Representative of a school district or other
    
education or child care interests.
        (8) Coroner or forensic pathologist.
        (9) Representative of a child welfare agency or child
    
advocacy organization.
        (10) Representative of a local hospital, trauma
    
center, or provider of emergency medical services.
        (11) Representative of the Department of State
    
Police.
        (12) Representative of the Department of Public
    
Health.
    Each child death review team may make recommendations to the Director concerning additional appointments.
    Each child death review team member must have demonstrated experience and an interest in investigating, treating, or preventing child abuse or neglect.
    (c) Each child death review team shall select a chairperson from among its members. The chairperson shall also serve on the Illinois Child Death Review Teams Executive Council.
    (d) The child death review teams shall be funded under a separate line item in the Department's annual budget.
(Source: P.A. 100-397, eff. 1-1-18.)