(750 ILCS 50/18.4a) (from Ch. 40, par. 1522.4a)
    Sec. 18.4a. Medical and mental health histories.
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, to the extent currently in possession of the agency, the medical and mental health histories of a child legally freed for adoption and of the birth parents, with information identifying the birth parents eliminated, shall be provided by an agency to the child's prospective adoptive parent and shall be provided upon request to an adoptive parent when a child has been adopted. The medical and mental health histories shall include all the following available information:
        (1) Conditions or diseases believed to be hereditary.
        (2) Drugs or medications taken by the child's birth
mother during pregnancy.
        (3) Psychological and psychiatric information.
        (4) Any other information that may be a factor
influencing the child's present or future health.
    (b) The Department of Children and Family Services may promulgate rules and regulations governing the release of medical histories under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 91-417, eff. 1-1-00.)