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

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • 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.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • 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
  • individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.36
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • 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).
  • sworn: shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • United States: may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14
  • 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.