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 Bill Status of HB2426  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MHDD CD-TRANSFER

House Sponsors
Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin and Natalie A. Manley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John Connor)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/27/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0593

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
405 ILCS 5/2-200from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 2-200
405 ILCS 5/3-207from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-207
405 ILCS 5/3-908from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-908


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that the notice of a recipient's rights includes, if applicable, the recipient's right to request a transfer to a different Department of Human Services facility. Provides that a recipient, his or her attorney, guardian, if any, and responsible relative, in any Department facility may make a written application to the facility director of the recipient's current facility to transfer to another Department facility. Provides that the Department shall provide the form to make such an application to a recipient, his or her attorney, guardian, if any, and responsible relative upon request. Provides that a recipient of services shall not include a person with the primary diagnosis of a developmental disability. Provides that upon receipt of the recipient's application, the facility director shall promptly schedule a hearing to be held within 7 days. Provides that the hearing shall be held at the recipient's current facility. Establishes the recipient's burden of proof at the transfer hearing. Provides that if a recipient's application for transfer is denied, no application may be filed for 180 days. Provides that the recipient does, however, have the right to administratively appeal any decision of the utilization review committee. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/17/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  2/17/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/17/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Mental Health & Addiction Committee
  3/19/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Mental Health & Addiction Committee; 015-000-000
  3/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/15/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/15/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  4/22/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 113-000-000
  4/23/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 27, 2021
  5/19/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John Connor
  5/19/2021SenateFirst Reading
  5/19/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/29/2021SenateAssigned to State Government
  5/29/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2021
  5/30/2021SenateRe-referred to Assignments
  5/30/2021SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  5/30/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  5/30/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/30/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 31, 2021
  5/31/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
  5/31/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  6/29/2021HouseSent to the Governor
  8/27/2021HouseGovernor Approved
  8/27/2021HouseEffective Date August 27, 2021
  8/27/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0593

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