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325 ILCS 5/6

    (325 ILCS 5/6) (from Ch. 23, par. 2056)
    Sec. 6. Any person required to investigate cases of suspected child abuse or neglect may take or cause to be taken, at Department expense, color photographs and x-rays of the child who is the subject of a report, and color photographs of the physical environment in which the alleged abuse or neglect has taken place. The person seeking to take such photographs or x-rays shall make every reasonable effort to notify the person responsible for the child's welfare.
(Source: P.A. 84-611.)