§ 325 ILCS 5/1 This Act shall be known and may be cited as the Abused and Neglected …
§ 325 ILCS 5/2 (a) The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services shall, …
§ 325 ILCS 5/2.1 Any person or family seeking assistance in meeting child care …
§ 325 ILCS 5/3 As used in this Act unless the context otherwise requires:
§ 325 ILCS 5/4 Persons required to report; privileged communications; transmitting false report
§ 325 ILCS 5/4.02 Any physician who willfully fails to report suspected child abuse or …
§ 325 ILCS 5/4.1 Any person required to report under this Act who has reasonable cause …
§ 325 ILCS 5/4.2 Departmental report on death or serious life-threatening injury of child
§ 325 ILCS 5/4.3 DCFS duty to report
§ 325 ILCS 5/4.4 DCFS duty to report to State’s Attorney
§ 325 ILCS 5/4.4a Department of Children and Family Services duty to report to …
§ 325 ILCS 5/4.4b Department of Children and Family Services’ duty to report to a …
§ 325 ILCS 5/4.4c Duty to notify the Directors of Public Health and Healthcare and Family Services
§ 325 ILCS 5/4.5 Electronic and information technology workers; reporting child pornography
§ 325 ILCS 5/5 An officer of a local law enforcement agency, designated employee of …
§ 325 ILCS 5/6 Any person required to investigate cases of suspected child abuse or …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7 Time and manner of making reports
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.01 Safety assessments for reports made by mandated reporters
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.1 (a) To the fullest extent feasible, the Department shall cooperate …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.2 The Department shall establish a Child Protective Service Unit within …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.3 (a) The Department shall be the sole agency responsible for receiving …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.3a The Director of the Department shall appoint a Perinatal Coordinator …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.3b All persons required to report under Section 4 may refer to the …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.3c Substance abuse services for women with children
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.4 (a) The Department shall be capable of receiving reports of suspected …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.4a Domestic violence co-location program
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.5 If the Child Protective Service Unit is denied reasonable access to a …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.6 There shall be a single State-wide, toll-free telephone number …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.7 There shall be a central register of all cases of suspected child …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.8 Upon receiving an oral or written report of suspected child abuse or …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.9 The Department shall prepare, print, and distribute initial, …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.10 Upon the receipt of each oral report made under this Act, the Child …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.12 The Child Protective Service Unit shall determine, within 60 days, …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.13 The reports made under this Act may contain such additional …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.14 All reports in the central register shall be classified in one of …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.15 The central register may contain such other information which the …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.16 For any investigation or appeal initiated on or after, or pending on …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.17 To the fullest extent possible, written notice of any amendment, …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.18 Pursuant to Sections 7.15 and 7.16 and for good cause shown, the …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.19 Upon request, a subject of a report shall be entitled to receive a …
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.20 Inter-agency agreements for information
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.21 Multidisciplinary Review Committee
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.22 Reviews of unfounded reports
§ 325 ILCS 5/7.22a Reports subject to review
§ 325 ILCS 5/8.1 If the Child Protective Service Unit determines after investigating a …
§ 325 ILCS 5/8.2 If the Child Protective Service Unit determines, following an …
§ 325 ILCS 5/8.2a Developmental and social-emotional screening; indicated finding of abuse or neglect
§ 325 ILCS 5/8.3 The Department shall assist a Circuit Court during all stages of the …
§ 325 ILCS 5/8.4 The Department shall provide or arrange for and monitor, as …
§ 325 ILCS 5/8.5 The Child Protective Service Unit shall maintain a local child abuse …
§ 325 ILCS 5/8.6 Reports to a child’s school
§ 325 ILCS 5/9 Any person, institution or agency, under this Act, participating in …
§ 325 ILCS 5/9.1 Employer discrimination
§ 325 ILCS 5/10 Any person who makes a report or who investigates a report under this …
§ 325 ILCS 5/11 All records concerning reports of child abuse and neglect or records …
§ 325 ILCS 5/11.1 Access to records
§ 325 ILCS 5/11.1a Disclosure of information
§ 325 ILCS 5/11.2 Disclosure to mandated reporting source
§ 325 ILCS 5/11.2a Disclosure to extended family member
§ 325 ILCS 5/11.3 A person given access to the names or other information identifying …
§ 325 ILCS 5/11.4 Nothing in this Act affects existing policies or procedures …
§ 325 ILCS 5/11.5 Public awareness program
§ 325 ILCS 5/11.6 All final administrative decisions of the Department under this Act …
§ 325 ILCS 5/11.7 (a) The Director shall appoint the chairperson and members of a …
§ 325 ILCS 5/11.8 Cross-reporting
§ 325 ILCS 5/11.9 Child Death Investigation Task Force; establishment

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 325 ILCS 5 - Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Freedom of Information Act: A federal law that mandates that all the records created and kept by federal agencies in the executive branch of government must be open for public inspection and copying. The only exceptions are those records that fall into one of nine exempted categories listed in the statute. Source: OCC
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Minority leader: See Floor Leaders
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Municipalities: has the meaning established in Section 1 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.27
  • oath: shall be deemed to include an affirmation, and the word "sworn" shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Person under legal disability: means a person 18 years or older who (a) because of mental deterioration or physical incapacity is not fully able to manage his or her person or estate, or (b) is a person with mental illness or is a person with developmental disabilities and who because of his or her mental illness or developmental disability is not fully able to manage his or her person or estate, or (c) because of gambling, idleness, debauchery or excessive use of intoxicants or drugs, so spends or wastes his or her estate as to expose himself or herself or his or her family to want or suffering. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.06
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subpoena duces tecum: A command to a witness to produce documents.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • sworn: shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • Units of local government: has the meaning established in Section 1 of Article VII of the Constitution of the State of Illinois of 1970. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.28
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.