(20 ILCS 505/22.3)
(from Ch. 23, par. 5022.3)
To provide human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing for
any child in the custody of the Department being placed in adoptive care,
upon the request of the child's
prospective adoptive parent. Such testing shall consist of a test approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health to determine the presence of HIV infection, based upon the recommendations of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; in the event of a positive result, a reliable supplemental test based upon recommendations of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shall also be administered.
The prospective adoptive parent requesting the test shall be
confidentially notified of the test result, and if the test is positive,
the Department shall provide the prospective adoptive parents and child with treatment and
counseling, as appropriate.
The Department shall report positive HIV test results to the Illinois
Department of Public Health.
(Source: P.A. 97-244, eff. 8-4-11.)