(750 ILCS 60/225)
(from Ch. 40, par. 2312-25)
Immunity from prosecution.
Any individual or organization
acting in good faith to report the abuse of any person 60 years of
age or older or to do any of the
following in complying with the provisions of this Act shall not be subject
to criminal prosecution or civil liability as a result of such action:
providing any information to the appropriate law enforcement agency,
providing that the giving of any information does not violate any
privilege of confidentiality under law; assisting in any investigation;
assisting in the preparation of any materials for distribution under this
Act; or by providing services ordered under an order of protection.
Any individual, agency, or organization acting in good faith to report
or investigate alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation of a high-risk adult
with disabilities, to testify in any proceeding on behalf of a high-risk
adult with disabilities, to take photographs or perform an examination, or
to perform any other act in compliance with the provisions of this Act
shall not be the subject of criminal prosecution, civil liability, or other
penalty, sanction, restriction, or retaliation as a result of such action.
(Source: P.A. 86-542; 87-1186.)