(710 ILCS 35/7)
    Sec. 7. Prohibited mediator reports.
    (a) Except as required in subsection (b), a mediator may not make a report, assessment, evaluation, recommendation, finding, or other communication regarding a mediation to a court, administrative agency, or other authority that may make a ruling on the dispute that is the subject of the mediation.
    (b) A mediator may disclose:
        (1) whether the mediation occurred or has terminated,
whether a settlement was reached, and attendance;
        (2) a mediation communication as permitted under
Section 6; or
        (3) a mediation communication evidencing abuse,
neglect, abandonment, or exploitation of an individual to a public agency responsible for protecting individuals against such mistreatment.
    (c) A communication made in violation of subsection (a) may not be considered by a court, administrative agency, or arbitrator.
(Source: P.A. 93-399, eff. 1-1-04.)