(20 ILCS 515/25)
Team access to information.
(a) The Department shall provide to a child death review team, on the
request of the team chairperson, all records and information in the
possession that are relevant to the team's review of a child death, including
records and information concerning previous reports or investigations of
suspected child abuse or neglect.
(b) A child death review team shall have access to all records and
information that are relevant to its review of a child death
and in the
possession of a State or local governmental agency, including, but not limited to, information gained through the Child Advocacy Center protocol for cases of serious or fatal injury to a child. These records and
information include, without limitation, birth certificates, all relevant
medical and mental health records, records of law
enforcement agency investigations, records of coroner or medical examiner
investigations, records of the Department of Corrections and Department of Juvenile Justice concerning a person's
parole or aftercare release, records of a probation and court services department, and records of a
social services agency that provided services
to the child or the child's family.
(Source: P.A. 98-558, eff. 1-1-14.)