(410 ILCS 50/3.2) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 5403.2)
    Sec. 3.2. (a) Every health care facility in this State shall permit visitation by any person or persons designated by a patient who is 18 years of age or older and who is allowed rights of visitation unless (1) the facility does not allow any visitation for a patient or patients, or (2) the facility or the patient's physician determines that visitation would endanger the physical health or safety of a patient or visitor, or would interfere with the operations of the facility. Nothing in this Act shall restrict the ability of a health care facility to regulate the hours of visitation, the number of visitors per patient or the movement of visitors within the facility.
    (b) Nothing in this Section shall be construed to further limit or restrict the right of visitation provided by other provisions of law.
    (c) For the purposes of this Section a "health care facility" does not include a developmental disability facility, a mental health facility or a mental health center.
(Source: P.A. 87-651.)