(325 ILCS 5/11)
(from Ch. 23, par. 2061)
All records concerning reports
of child abuse and neglect
or records concerning referrals under this Act
all records generated as a result of such reports or referrals, shall be
and shall not be disclosed except as specifically authorized by this Act
or other applicable law. It is a Class A misdemeanor to permit, assist,
or encourage the unauthorized release of any information contained in such
reports, referrals or records.
Nothing contained in this Section prevents the sharing or disclosure of
records relating or pertaining to the death of a minor under the care of or
receiving services from the Department of Children and Family Services and
under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court with the juvenile court, the
State's Attorney, and the minor's attorney. For purposes of this Section "child abuse and neglect" includes abuse or neglect of an adult resident as defined in this Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-1446, eff. 8-20-10.)