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210 ILCS 135/6

    (210 ILCS 135/6) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 1706)
    Sec. 6. (a) The Department shall deny an application for a license, or revoke or refuse to renew the license of a community mental health or developmental services agency, or refuse to issue a license to the holder of a temporary permit, if the Department determines that the applicant, agency or permit holder has not complied with a provision of this Act, the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code, or applicable Department rules and regulations. Specific grounds for denial or revocation of a license, or refusal to renew a license or to issue a license to the holder of a temporary permit, shall include but not be limited to:
        (1) Submission of false information either on
Department licensure forms or during an inspection;
        (2) Refusal to allow an inspection to occur;
        (3) Violation of this Act or rules and regulations
promulgated under this Act;
        (4) Violation of the rights of a recipient;
        (5) Failure to submit or implement a plan of
correction within the specified time period; or
        (6) Failure to submit a workplace violence
prevention plan in compliance with the Health Care Workplace Violence Prevention Act.
    (b) If the Department determines that the operation of a community mental health or developmental services agency or one or more of the programs or placements certified by the agency under this Act jeopardizes the health, safety or welfare of the recipients served by the agency, the Department may immediately revoke the agency's license and may direct the agency to withdraw recipients from any such program or placement. If an agency's license is revoked under this subsection, then the Department or the Department's agents shall have unimpeded, immediate, and full access to the recipients served by that agency and the recipients' medications, records, and personal possessions in order to ensure a timely, safe, and smooth transition of those individuals from the program or placement.
    (c) Upon revocation of an agency's license under subsection (b) of this Section, the agency shall continue providing for the health, safety, and welfare of the individuals that the agency was serving at the time the agency's license was revoked during the period of transition. The private, not-for-profit corporation designated by the Governor to administer the State plan to protect and advocate for the rights of persons with developmental disabilities under Section 1 of the Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, contingent on State funding from the Department, shall have unimpeded, immediate, and full access to recipients and recipients' guardians to inform them of the recipients' and recipients' guardians' rights and options during the revocation and transition process.
    (d) The Office of Inspector General of the Department of Human Services shall continue to have jurisdiction over an agency and the individuals it served at the time the agency's license was revoked for up to one year after the date that the license was revoked.
(Source: P.A. 100-313, eff. 8-24-17.)