(410 ILCS 535/13)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 73-13)
(1) Whoever assumes the custody of a living infant of unknown
parentage shall report on a form and in the manner prescribed by the State
Registrar of Vital Records, within 3 days, to the local registrar of the
district in which the child was found, the following information:
(a) The date and place of finding;
(b) Sex, color or race, and approximate age of child;
(c) Name and address of the persons or institution with whom the child
has been placed for care;
(d) Name given to the child by the custodian; and
(e) Other data required by the State Registrar of Vital Records.
(2) The place where the child was found shall be entered as the place of
birth, and the date of birth shall be determined by approximation.
(3) A report filed under this Section shall constitute the certificate
of birth for the infant.
(4) If the child is identified and a certificate of birth is found or
obtained, any report filed under this Section shall be sealed and filed and
may be opened only by order of a court of competent jurisdiction or as
provided by regulation.
(Source: P.A. 76-678.)