(210 ILCS 30/10)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4170)
If, during the investigation of a report made pursuant to this
Act, the Department obtains information indicating possible criminal acts,
the Department shall refer the matter to the appropriate law enforcement
agency or agencies for further investigation or prosecution. The Department
shall make the entire file of its investigation available to the appropriate
law enforcement agencies.
With respect to reports of suspected abuse or neglect of residents of
facilities operated by the Department of Human Services (as successor to the
Department of Rehabilitation Services) or recipients of services through
home, institution, program or other entity licensed in whole or in part by the
Department of Human Services (as successor to the Department of
Rehabilitation Services), the Department shall refer reports to the Department of State Police or the appropriate law enforcement entity upon awareness that a possible criminal act has occurred.
(Source: P.A. 94-428, eff. 8-2-05.)