(430 ILCS 132/10)
As used in this Act:
"Disability" means an individual's physical or mental impairment that
substantially limits one or more of the major life activities; a record of such impairment; or when the individual is regarded as having such an impairment. "Disability" includes, but is not limited to, a medical impairment that requires the use of pressurized oxygen.
"Special needs individuals" means those individuals who have or are at increased risk for a chronic physical, developmental, behavioral, or emotional condition and who also require health and related services of a type or amount beyond that required by individuals generally. "Special needs individual" includes, but is not limited to, an individual with a medical impairment that requires the use of pressurized oxygen.
"Public safety agency" means a functional division of a public agency that provides firefighting, police, medical, or other emergency services.
"Computer aided dispatch" or "CAD" means a database maintained by the public safety agency or public safety answering point used in conjunction with 9-1-1 caller data.
"Premise Alert Program" or "PAP" means a computer aided dispatch database of individuals with special needs maintained by public safety agencies.
(Source: P.A. 96-788, eff. 8-28-09; 97-476, eff. 8-22-11.)