(740 ILCS 110/12.1)
(from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 812.1)
A facility director or Department of Human Services employee who has reason to believe that a violation
of criminal law or other serious incident has occurred within a mental
health or developmental disability facility or while transporting a patient to or from a mental health or developmental disability facility shall report that violation or
incident and the identity of individuals with personal knowledge of the
facts related to the violation or incident to the appropriate law
enforcement and investigating agencies.
In the course of any investigation conducted pursuant to a report made
under this Section, any person with personal knowledge of the incident or
the circumstances surrounding the incident shall disclose that information
to the individuals conducting the investigation, except that
information regarding a recipient of services shall be limited solely to identifying information as defined in Section 12.2 of this Act as well as
the factual circumstances of the incident.
(Source: P.A. 99-216, eff. 7-31-15.)