30 ILCS 5/3-2

Simultaneously with the biennial financial audit of the Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities, the Auditor General shall conduct a program audit of each facility under the jurisdiction of that Department as described in Section 4 of the Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Act. The program audit shall include an examination of the records of each facility concerning reports of suspected abuse or neglect of any patient or resident of the facility. The Auditor General shall report the findings of the program audit to the Governor and the General Assembly, including findings concerning patterns or trends relating to abuse or neglect of facility patients and residents. However, for any year for which the Inspector General submits a report to the Governor and General Assembly as required under Section 6.7 of the Abused and Neglected Long Term Care Facility Residents Reporting Act, the Auditor General need not conduct the program audit otherwise required under this paragraph.*

*Amended by Public Act 89-0427, effective December 7, 1995.

Note: The Auditor General has issued three reports pursuant to this Act. The first was issued in May 1990, the second was issued in November 1992, and the third was issued in June 1994.