(410 ILCS 325/9)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 7409)
(a) The Department and its authorized
representatives may, at its discretion, enter any State, county or
municipal detention facility to interview, examine and treat any prisoner
for a sexually transmissible disease. Any such State, county or municipal
detention facility shall cooperate with
the Department and its authorized representative to provide such space as
is necessary for the examination and treatment of all prisoners suffering
from or suspected of having a sexually transmissible disease.
(b) Nothing in this Section shall be construed as relieving the
Department of Corrections or any county or municipality of their primary
responsibility for providing medical treatment for prisoners under their
jurisdiction, including treatment for sexually transmissible diseases.
(c) Any person who knowingly or maliciously disseminates any false
information or report concerning the existence of any sexually
transmissible disease under this Section is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(d) The Department, in consultation with the Department of Corrections, shall develop and implement written procedures that establish a process for confidentially notifying and recommending sexually transmissible disease testing of the contacts of a committed person who has been diagnosed with a sexually transmissible disease and for notifying and recommending sexually transmissible disease testing of a committed person who has had contact with one diagnosed with a sexually transmissible disease. The process shall be in accordance with Sections 3, 5, and 8 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-928, eff. 8-10-12.)