(405 ILCS 5/2-113) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 2-113)
    Sec. 2-113. (a) Upon admission, the facility shall inquire of the recipient if a spouse, family member, friend or an agency is to be notified of his admission to the facility. If the recipient consents to release of information concerning his admission, the facility shall immediately attempt to make phone contact with at least two designated persons or agencies or by mail within 24 hours.
    (b) Any person may request information from a developmental disability or mental health facility relating to whether an adult recipient or minor recipient admitted pursuant to Section 3-502 has been admitted to the facility. Any parties requesting information must submit proof of identification and list their name, address, phone number, relationship to the recipient and reason for the request.
    (c) The facility shall respond to the inquirer within 2 working days. If the recipient is located at the facility, the facility director shall inform the recipient of the request and shall advise the recipient that disclosure of his presence at the facility will not obligate the recipient to have contact with the inquirer. No information shall be disclosed unless the recipient consents in writing to the disclosure.
    (d) If the recipient has consented to the release of information the facility shall inform the requesting party that the recipient is located at the facility. The facility shall, with the recipient's consent, tell the requesting party how to contact the recipient.
    (e) When the recipient is not located at the facility or when the recipient does not consent in writing to release such information, the facility shall inform the consenting party that no information is available regarding that person.
    (f) Transactions pursuant to this Section shall be noted in the recipient's record.
(Source: P.A. 86-1417.)