(225 ILCS 10/9.1a)
(a) The Department shall establish a complaint registry to assist in the monitoring of licensed child welfare agencies providing adoption services, which shall record and track the resolution and disposition of substantiated licensing violations.
(b) The Department shall establish and maintain a statewide toll-free telephone number and post information on its website where the public can access information contained in the complaint registry, as it pertains to the past history and record of any licensed child welfare agency providing adoption services. This information shall include, but shall not be limited to, Department substantiated licensing violations against a child welfare agency providing adoption services and Department findings of any license violations against a child welfare agency providing adoption services.
(c) Information disclosed in accordance with this Section shall be subject to the applicable confidentiality requirements of this Act and the Adoption Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-586, eff. 8-15-05.)