(210 ILCS 45/3-108)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-108)
The Department shall coordinate the functions within State
government affecting facilities licensed under this Act and shall cooperate
with other State agencies which establish standards or requirements for
facilities to assure necessary, equitable, and consistent State supervision
of licensees without unnecessary duplication of survey, evaluation, and
consultation services or complaint investigations. The Department shall
cooperate with the Department of Human Services in regard to facilities
containing more than 20%
of residents for whom the Department of Human Services has mandated
follow-up responsibilities under the Mental Health and Developmental
The Department shall cooperate with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services in regard
to facilities where recipients of public aid are residents.
The Department shall immediately refer to the Department of Professional
Regulation for investigation any credible evidence of which it has knowledge
that an individual licensed by that Department has violated this Act or any
rule issued under this Act.
The Department shall enter into agreements with other State Departments,
agencies or commissions to effectuate the purpose of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)