(20 ILCS 505/35.3)
Confidentiality of foster parent identifying information.
(a) Because foster parents accept
placements into their residences, it is the
policy of the State of Illinois to protect foster parents' addresses and
telephone numbers from disclosure. The Department shall adopt rules to
effectuate this policy and provide sufficient prior notice of any authorized
disclosure for foster parents to seek an order of protection under Section 2-25
of the Juvenile Court Act of 1987.
(b) A person to whom disclosure of a foster parent's name, address, or
telephone number is made under this Section shall not redisclose that
information except as provided in this Act or the Juvenile Court Act of 1987.
Any person who knowingly and willfully rediscloses a foster parent's name,
address, or telephone number in violation of this Section is guilty of a Class
(c) The Department shall provide written notice of the provisions of
subsection (b), including the penalty for a Class A misdemeanor, to anyone to
whom the Department discloses a foster parent's name, address, or telephone
(Source: P.A. 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)