(720 ILCS 510/11)
(from Ch. 38, par. 81-31)
(1) Any person who intentionally violates any provision of this
Law commits a Class A misdemeanor unless a specific penalty is otherwise
provided. Any person who intentionally falsifies any writing required by
this Law commits a Class A misdemeanor.
Intentional, knowing, reckless, or negligent violations of this Law shall
constitute unprofessional conduct which causes public harm under Section
22 of the Medical Practice Act of 1987, as amended; Section
70-5 of the Nurse Practice Act, and
Section 21 of the Physician Assistant
Practice Act of 1987, as amended.
Intentional, knowing, reckless or negligent violations of this Law will
constitute grounds for refusal, denial, revocation,
suspension, or withdrawal of license, certificate, or permit under Section
30 of the Pharmacy Practice Act, as amended; Section 7 of
the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center
Act, effective July 19, 1973, as amended; and Section 7 of the Hospital
(2) Any hospital or licensed facility which, or any
physician who intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly
fails to submit a complete report to the Department in accordance with the
provisions of Section 10 of this Law and any person who intentionally,
knowingly, recklessly or negligently fails to maintain the confidentiality
of any reports required under this Law or reports required by
Sections 10.1 or 12 of this Law commits a Class B misdemeanor.
(3) Any person who sells any drug, medicine, instrument or other
substance which he knows to be an abortifacient and which is in fact an
abortifacient, unless upon prescription of a physician, is guilty of a
Class B misdemeanor. Any person who prescribes or administers any instrument,
medicine, drug or other substance or device, which he knows to be an
abortifacient, and which is in fact an abortifacient, and intentionally,
knowingly or recklessly fails to inform the person for whom it is
prescribed or upon whom it is administered that it is an abortifacient
commits a Class C misdemeanor.
(4) Any person who intentionally, knowingly or recklessly
performs upon a woman what he represents to that woman to be an
abortion when he knows or should know that she is not pregnant commits
a Class 2 felony and shall be answerable in
civil damages equal to 3 times the amount of proved damages.
(Source: P.A. 95-639, eff. 10-5-07; 95-689, eff. 10-29-07; 95-876, eff. 8-21-08.)