§ 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
§ 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 Within the appropriation available, the Department shall conduct a …
§ 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

  • 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.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Chief judge: The judge who has primary responsibility for the administration of a court but also decides cases; chief judges are determined by seniority.
  • City: includes village. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/4-1-2
  • 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.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • council: when applied to duties under this Article. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/4-1-2
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • 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.
  • Franchise: includes every special privilege or right in the streets, alleys, highways, bridges, subways, viaducts, air, waters, public places, and other public property that does not belong to the citizens generally by common right, whether granted by the State or the city or village. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/4-1-2
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • 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.
  • Heretofore: means any time previous to the day on which the statute takes effect; and the word "hereafter" at any time after such day. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.17
  • 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
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • 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.
  • Month: means a calendar month, and the word "year" a calendar year unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" alone, is equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.10
  • 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
  • municipality: means either city or village. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/4-1-2
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Petty offense: A federal misdemeanor punishable by six months or less in prison. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • 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.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • sworn: shall be construed to include the word "affirmed. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.12
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Treats: means the food, drink, tobacco, or drugs, requested, offered, given, or received, in treating or for the entertainment of a person. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 65 ILCS 5/4-1-2
  • 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.
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.