TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER u: MISCELLANEOUS PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
PART 955 HEALTH CARE WORKER BACKGROUND CHECK CODE
SECTION 955.160 DISQUALIFYING OFFENSES


 

Section 955.160 Disqualifying Offenses

 

The following offenses are disqualifying under the Act and this Part. Offenses are not considered disqualifying until the effective date of the legislation adding the offenses to the Act, regardless of the date an individual is convicted of the offense (see Appendix A through Appendix C of this Part).

 

a) Violations under the Criminal Code of 1961:

 

1) Solicitation of murder, solicitation of murder for hire [720 ILCS 5/8-1.1 and 8-1.2] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, pars. 8-1.1 and 8-1.2);

 

2) First degree murder, intentional homicide of an unborn child, second degree murder, voluntary manslaughter of an unborn child, involuntary manslaughter and reckless homicide, concealment of homicidal death, involuntary manslaughter and reckless homicide of an unborn child, and drug-induced homicide [720 ILCS 5/9-1, 9-1.2, 9-2, 9-2.1, 9-3, 9-3.1, 9-3.2, and 9-3.3] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, pars. 9-1, 9-1.2, 9-2, 9-2.1, 9-3, 9-3.1, 9-3.2, and 9-3.3; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1985, ch. 38, par. 9-1.1; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1961, ch. 38, pars. 3, 236, 358, 360, 361, 362, 363, 364, 364a, 365, 370, 373, 373a, 417, and 474);

 

3) Kidnapping, aggravated kidnapping, child abduction, and aiding and abetting child abduction [720 ILCS 5/10-1, 10-2, 10-5, and 10-7] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, pars. 10-1, 10-2, 10-5, and 10-7; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1985, ch. 38, par. 10-6; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1961, ch. 38, pars. 384 to 386);

 

4) Unlawful restraint, aggravated unlawful restraint, and forcible detention [720 ILCS 5/10-3, 10-3.1, and 10-4] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, pars. 10-3, 10-3.1, and 10-4; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1961, ch. 38, pars. 252, 252.1, and 252.4);

 

5) Indecent solicitation of a child, sexual exploitation of a child, sexual misconduct with a person with a disability, exploitation of a child, and child pornography [720 ILCS 5/11-6, 11-9.1, 11-9.5, 11-19.2, and 11-20.1] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, pars. 11-6, 11-19.2, and 11-20.1; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1983, ch. 38, par. 11-20a; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1961, ch. 38, pars. 103 and 104);

 

6) Assault; aggravated assault; battery; battery of an unborn child; domestic battery; aggravated domestic battery; aggravated battery; heinous battery; aggravated battery with a firearm; aggravated battery with a machine gun or a firearm equipped with any device or attachment designed or used for silencing the report of a firearm; aggravated battery of a child; aggravated battery of an unborn child; aggravated battery of a senior citizen; or drug-induced infliction of great bodily harm [720 ILCS 5/12-1, 12-2, 12-3, 12-3.1, 12-3.2, 12-3.3, 12-4, 12-4.1, 12-4.2, 12-4.2-5, 12-4.3, 12-4.4, 12-4.6, and 12-4.7] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, pars. 12-1, 12-2, 12-3, 12-3.1, 12-3.2, 12-4, 12-4.1, 12-4.2, 12-4.3, 12-4.4, 12-4.6, and 12-4.7; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1985, ch. 38, par. 9-1.1; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1961, ch. 38, pars. 55, 56, and 56a to 60b);

 

7) Tampering with food, drugs, or cosmetics [720 ILCS 5/12-4.5] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, par. 12-4.5).

 

8) Aggravated stalking [720 ILCS 5/12-7.4] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, par. 12-7.4);

 

9) Home invasion [720 ILCS 5/12-11] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, par. 12-11);

 

10) Criminal sexual assault; aggravated criminal sexual assault; predatory criminal sexual assault of a child; criminal sexual abuse; aggravated criminal sexual abuse [720 ILCS 5/12-13, 12-14, 12-14.1, 12-15, and 12-16] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, pars. 11-1, 11-2, 11-3, 11-4, 11-5, 12-13, 12-14, 12-15, and 12-16; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1985, ch. 38, pars. 11-1, 11-4, and 11-4.1; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1961, ch. 38, pars. 109, 141, 142, 490, and 491);

 

11) Abuse and criminal neglect of a long-term care facility resident [720 ILCS 5/12-19] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, par. 12-19);

 

12) Criminal abuse or neglect of an elderly person or person with a disability [720 ILCS 5/12-21] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, par. 12-21);

 

13) Endangering the life or health of a child [720 ILCS 5/12-21.6] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 23, par. 2354; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1961, ch. 38, par. 95);

 

14) Ritual mutilation, ritualized abuse of a child [720 ILCS 5/12-32 and 12-33] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, pars. 12-32 and 12-33);

 

15) Theft; theft of lost or mislaid property; retail theft; identity theft; aggravated identity theft [720 ILCS 5/16-1, 16-2, 16A-3, 16G-15, and 16G-20] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, pars. 16-1, 16-2, and 16A-3; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1961, ch. 38, pars. 62, 207 to 218, 240 to 244, 246, 253, 254.1, 258, 262, 262a, 273, 290, 291, 301a, 354, 387 to 388b, 389, 393 to 400, 404a to 404c, 438, 492 to 496);

 

16) Financial exploitation of an elderly person or a person with a disability [720 ILCS 5/16-1.3] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, par. 16-1.3);

 

17) Forgery [720 ILCS 5/17-3] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, par. 17-3; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1961, ch. 38, pars. 151 and 277 to 286);

 

18) Robbery, armed robbery, aggravated robbery [720 ILCS 5/18-1, 18-2, and 18-5] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, pars. 18-1 and 18-2);

 

19) Vehicular hijacking, aggravated vehicular hijacking [720 ILCS 5/18-3 and 18-4];

 

20) Burglary, residential burglary [720 ILCS 5/19-1 and 19-3] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, pars. 19-1 and 19-3; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1961, ch. 38, pars. 84 to 86, 88, and 501);

 

21) Criminal trespass to a residence [720 ILCS 5/19-4] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, par. 19-4);

 

22) Arson, aggravated arson, residential arson [720 ILCS 5/20-1, 20-1.1, and 20-1.2] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, pars. 20-1 and 20-1.1; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1961, ch. 38, pars. 48 to 53 and 236 to 238);

 

23) Unlawful use of weapons, unlawful use or possession of weapons by felons or persons in the custody of Department of Corrections facilities; aggravated discharge of a firearm; aggravated discharge of a machine gun or a firearm equipped with a device designed or used for silencing the report of a firearm; reckless discharge of a firearm; aggravated unlawful use of a weapon; unlawful discharge of firearm projectiles; unlawful sale or delivery of firearms on the premises of any school [720 ILCS 5/24-1, 24-1.1, 24-1.2, 24-1.2-5, 24-1.5, 24-1.6, 24-3.2, and 24-3.3] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, pars. 24-1, 24-1.1, 24-1.2, 24-1.2-5, 24-1.5, 24-1.6, 24-3.2, and 24-3.3; Ill. Rev. Stat. 1961, ch. 38, pars. 152, 152a, 155, 155a to 158b, 414a to 414c, 414e, and 414g);

 

24) Armed violence [720 ILCS 5/33A-2] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 38, par. 33A-2).

 

b) Violations under the Wrongs to Children Act:

 

1) Endangering life or health of a child [720 ILCS 150/4] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 23, par. 2354);

 

2) Permitting sexual abuse of a child [720 ILCS 150/5.1] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 23, par. 2355.1).

 

c) Violations under the Illinois Credit Card and Debit Card Act:

 

1) Receiving a stolen credit or debit card [720 ILCS 250/4] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 17, par. 5917);

 

2) Receiving a lost or mislaid card with intent to use, sell, or transfer [720 ILCS 250/5] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 17, par. 5918);

 

3) Selling a credit card or debit card, without the consent of the issuer [720 ILCS 250/6] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 17, par. 5919);

 

4) Using a credit or debit card with the intent to defraud [720 ILCS 250/8] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 17, par. 5921);

 

5) Fraudulent use of electronic transmission [720 ILCS 250/17.02] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 17, par. 5930.2).

 

d) Violation under the Criminal Jurisprudence Act: Cruelty to children (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 23, par. 2368).

 

e) Violations under the Cannabis Control Act: Manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to deliver or manufacture cannabis; cannabis trafficking; delivery of cannabis on school grounds; delivering cannabis to a person under 18; calculated criminal cannabis conspiracy [720 ILCS 550/5, 5.1, 5.2, 7, and 9] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 56, pars. 705, 705.1, 705.2, 707, and 709).

 

f) Violations under the Illinois Controlled Substances Act: manufacture or delivery, or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, a controlled substance other than methamphetamine, a counterfeit substance, or a controlled substance analog; controlled substance trafficking; manufacture, distribution, advertisement, or possession with intent to manufacture or distribute a look-alike substance; calculated criminal drug conspiracy; criminal drug conspiracy; delivering a controlled, counterfeit or look-alike substance to a person under 18; and engaging or employing a person under 18 to deliver a controlled, counterfeit or look-alike substance [720 ILCS 570/401, 401.1, 404, 405, 405.1, 407, and 407.1] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 56, pars. 1401, 1401.1, 1404, 1405, 1405.1, 1407, and 1407.1).

 

g) Violation under the Nurse Practice Act: practice of nursing without a license [225 ILCS 65/50-50 (was 225 ILCS 65/10-5)] (formerly Ill. Rev. Stat. 1991, ch. 111, par. 3506).

 

h) Violations under the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act [720 ILCS 646].

 

(Source: Amended at 33 Ill. Reg. 5378, effective March 26, 2009)