(730 ILCS 5/3-10-2)
(from Ch. 38, par. 1003-10-2)
Examination of persons committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice.
(a) A person committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice shall be examined in
regard to his medical, psychological, social, educational and vocational
condition and history, including the use of alcohol and other drugs,
the circumstances of his offense and any other
information as the Department of Juvenile Justice may determine.
(a-5) Upon admission of a person committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice, the Department of Juvenile Justice must provide the person with appropriate information concerning HIV and AIDS in writing, verbally, or by video or other electronic means. The Department of Juvenile Justice shall develop the informational materials in consultation with the Department of Public Health. At the same time, the Department of Juvenile Justice also must offer the person the option of being tested, at no charge to the person, for infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Pre-test information shall be provided to the committed person and informed consent obtained as required in subsection (q) of Section 3 and Section 5 of the AIDS Confidentiality Act. The Department of Juvenile Justice may conduct opt-out HIV testing as defined in Section 4 of the AIDS Confidentiality Act. If the Department conducts opt-out HIV testing, the Department shall place signs in English, Spanish and other languages as needed in multiple, highly visible locations in the area where HIV testing is conducted informing inmates that they will be tested for HIV unless they refuse, and refusal or acceptance of testing shall be documented in the inmate's medical record. The Department shall follow procedures established by the Department of Public Health to conduct HIV testing and testing to confirm positive HIV test results. All testing must be conducted by medical personnel, but pre-test and other information may be provided by committed persons who have received appropriate training. The Department, in conjunction with the Department of Public Health, shall develop a plan that complies with the AIDS Confidentiality Act to deliver confidentially all positive or negative HIV test results to inmates or former inmates. Nothing in this Section shall require the Department to offer HIV testing to an inmate who is known to be infected with HIV, or who has been tested for HIV within the previous 180 days and whose documented HIV test result is available to the Department electronically. The
testing provided under this subsection (a-5) shall consist of a test approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health to determine the presence of HIV infection, based upon recommendations of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. If the test result is positive, a reliable supplemental test based upon recommendations of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shall be
Also upon admission of a person committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice, the Department of Juvenile Justice must inform the person of the Department's obligation to provide the person with medical care.
(b) Based on its examination, the Department of Juvenile Justice may exercise the following
powers in developing a treatment program of any person committed to the Department of Juvenile Justice:
(1) Require participation by him in vocational,
physical, educational and corrective training and activities to return him to the community.
(2) Place him in any institution or facility of the
Department of Juvenile Justice.
(3) Order replacement or referral to the Parole and
Pardon Board as often as it deems desirable. The Department of Juvenile Justice shall refer the person to the Parole and Pardon Board as required under Section 3-3-4.
(4) Enter into agreements with the Secretary of Human
Services and the Director of Children and Family Services, with courts having probation officers, and with private agencies or institutions for separate care or special treatment of persons subject to the control of the Department of Juvenile Justice.
(c) The Department of Juvenile Justice shall make periodic reexamination of all persons
under the control of the Department of Juvenile Justice to determine whether existing
orders in individual cases should be modified or continued. This
examination shall be made with respect to every person at least once
(d) A record of the treatment decision including any modification
thereof and the reason therefor, shall be part of the committed person's
master record file.
(e) The Department of Juvenile Justice shall by regular mail and telephone or electronic message
notify the parent, guardian, or nearest relative of any person committed to
the Department of Juvenile Justice of his or her physical location and any change of his or her physical location.
(Source: P.A. 99-78, eff. 7-20-15; 100-19, eff. 1-1-18