health aide, or child care aide has been convicted of (i) a felony, (ii) a misdemeanor, an essential element of which is dishonesty, or (iii) any crime that is directly related to the duties of a nursing assistant, habilitation aide, or child care aide.
(b) Notice under this Section shall include a clear and concise statement of the grounds denoting abuse, neglect, or theft and notice of the opportunity for a hearing to contest the designation.
(c) The Department may designate any nursing assistant, habilitation aide, home health aide, or child care aide on the registry who fails (i) to file a return, (ii) to pay the tax, penalty or interest shown in a filed return, or (iii) to pay any final assessment of tax, penalty or interest, as required by any tax Act administered by the Illinois Department of Revenue, until the time the requirements of the tax Act are satisfied.
(c-1) The Department shall document criminal background check results pursuant to the requirements of the Health Care Worker Background Check Act.
(d) At any time after the designation on the registry pursuant to subsection (a), (b), or (c) of this Section, a nursing assistant, habilitation aide, home health aide, or child care aide may petition the Department for removal of a designation of neglect on the registry. The Department may remove the designation of neglect of the nursing assistant, habilitation aide, home health aide, or child care aide on the registry unless, after an investigation and a hearing, the Department determines that removal of designation is not in the public interest.
(Source: P.A. 96-339, eff. 7-1-10; 97-38, eff. 6-28-11.)