Guardianship and Advocacy Commission;
(5) Review administrative and management problems
by other sources
(6) Identify and prevent abuse and neglect.
(Source: P.A. 92-111, eff. 1-1-02.)
(20 ILCS 1705/70)
Monitoring by closed circuit television.
Department of Human Services as successor to the Department of
and Developmental Disabilities may install
closed circuit televisions in quiet
rooms in institutions
supervised or operated by the Department to monitor
those quiet rooms.
The Department shall study current and
potential uses of electronic monitoring and recording for the
purpose of preventing and identifying abuse and neglect within
State-operated developmental centers and developmental
disabilities services programs funded, certified, or licensed
by the Department of Human Services but not those centers or
programs licensed by another State agency, and shall report to
the General Assembly on or before January 1, 2008, with
recommendations on the feasibility of increasing utilization
of electronic monitoring and recording for purposes of
preventing and identifying abuse and neglect.
Nothing in this
Section shall be construed to
supersede or interfere with any
current provisions in the Mental Health and
Disabilities Code concerning the observation and monitoring of