(20 ILCS 1705/7.3)
    Sec. 7.3. Health Care Worker Registry; finding of abuse or neglect. The Department shall require that no facility, service agency, or support agency providing mental health or developmental disability services that is licensed, certified, operated, or funded by the Department shall employ a person, in any capacity, who is identified by the Health Care Worker Registry as having been subject of a substantiated finding of abuse or neglect of a service recipient. Any owner or operator of a community agency who is identified by the Health Care Worker Registry as having been the subject of a substantiated finding of abuse or neglect of a service recipient is prohibited from any involvement in any capacity with the provision of Department funded mental health or developmental disability services. The Department shall establish and maintain the rules that are necessary or appropriate to effectuate the intent of this Section. The provisions of this Section shall not apply to any facility, service agency, or support agency licensed or certified by a State agency other than the Department, unless operated by the Department of Human Services.
(Source: P.A. 100-432, eff. 8-25-17.)