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 Bill Status of HB0017  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Lou Lang - LaShawn K. Ford - Greg Harris - David R. Leitch - Sandra M. Pihos, Patricia R. Bellock, Jack D. Franks and Linda Chapa LaVia

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Carol Ronen - Jacqueline Y. Collins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/20/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0281

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1705/10from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 100-10

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that, based on an examination of a person admitted to a facility of the Department of Human Services, the Department shall (instead of may) provide necessary medical, education, and rehabilitation services and shall (instead of may) arrange for a further assessment and referral to appropriate alcoholism or substance abuse services. Provides that the assessment and referral shall be made to a provider who is able to accept the person for referral and perform a further assessment within a clinically appropriate time.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that referral (instead of assessment and referral) of persons by the Department shall be made to providers who are able to accept the persons and perform an assessment within an appropriate time. Provides, in a Section concerning examinations to determine alcoholism, drug addiction, or other substance abuse in persons admitted to facilities, that the Department is not required to maintain an individual in a facility who is otherwise eligible for discharge as provided in the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code.

DateChamber Action
  12/5/2006HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  1/19/2007HouseFirst Reading
  1/19/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/7/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  2/7/2007HouseAssigned to Disability Services Committee
  2/21/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  3/1/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Disability Services Committee
  3/1/2007HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Disability Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/1/2007HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Disability Services Committee; 009-000-000
  3/2/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  3/2/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/13/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/14/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  3/14/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/14/2007HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/15/2007SenateArrive in Senate
  3/15/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 20, 2007
  3/15/2007SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Carol Ronen
  3/20/2007SenateFirst Reading
  3/20/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  3/30/2007SenateAssigned to Human Services
  4/18/2007SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/10/2007SenateDo Pass Human Services; 011-000-000
  5/10/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 15, 2007
  5/18/2007SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 22, 2007
  5/23/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  5/23/2007HousePassed Both Houses
  6/21/2007HouseSent to the Governor
  8/20/2007HouseGovernor Approved
  8/20/2007HouseEffective Date January 1, 2008
  8/20/2007HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0281

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