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 Bill Status of HB2585  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DHS-PEER RECOVERY SPECIALIST

House Sponsors
Rep. Mike Murphy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 301/55-45 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Substance Use Disorder Act. Provides that no person may provide services as a certified peer recovery specialist unless he or she is certified by the Department of Human Services. Provides that an applicant for certification must: be 18 years of age or older; have a high school diploma or a high school equivalency certificate; have a current or past mental illness, substance use, or co-occurring disorder; self-identify as a person who is in recovery from a mental illness, substance use, or co-occurring disorder as part of his or her personal recovery process; have demonstrated self-directed recovery for a minimum of 24 consecutive months; and have successfully completed any required specialized training or education. Provides that the Department may adopt any rules necessary to implement the amendatory Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mike Murphy
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Mental Health & Addiction Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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