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SB3977 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
SB3977

 

Introduced 1/21/2022, by Sen. Laura Fine

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
20 ILCS 505/21.6 new
20 ILCS 1305/10-75 new
20 ILCS 2805/39 new
730 ILCS 5/3-2-7.5 new
730 ILCS 5/3-2.5-40.5 new

    Amends the Department of Human Services Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to develop, within 6 months after the effective date of the amendatory Act, an assessment protocol and training for tardive dyskinesia and other drug-induced involuntary movement disorders. Requires the Department to make the assessment protocol and training available to all State agencies that contract for or directly provide housing services. Requires the Department to utilize the assessment protocol to train the appropriate staff and screen all residents of facilities operated by the Department who have been prescribed psychotropic medication. Requires the Department to publish on its website a report on the number of facility residents assessed for tardive dyskinesia and other drug-induced involuntary movement disorders. Prohibits the Department from publishing medical information specific to a resident that may violate the resident's privacy. Amends the Children and Family Services Act, the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act, and the Unified Code of Corrections. Requires the Department of Children and Family Services, Department of Veterans' Affairs, Department of Corrections, and Department of Juvenile Justice to utilize the assessment protocol to train their staff on tardive dyskinesia and other drug-induced involuntary movement disorders and to screen residents of facilities operated by those Departments who have been prescribed psychotropic medication. Effective immediately.


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FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning State government.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Children and Family Services Act is amended
5by adding Section 21.6 as follows:
 
6    (20 ILCS 505/21.6 new)
7    Sec. 21.6. Tardive dyskinesia; staff training and resident
8assessments. Utilizing the Department of Human Services'
9assessment protocol described in Section 10-75 of the
10Department of Human Services Act, within one year after the
11effective date of this amendatory Act of the 102nd General
12Assembly, the Department of Children and Family Services shall
13train the appropriate staff on tardive dyskinesia and other
14drug-induced involuntary movement disorders and screen all
15residents of facilities operated by the Department of Children
16and Family Services who have been prescribed psychotropic
17medication.
18    The Department of Children and Family Services shall
19publish a report and post on its website the number of
20residents, by facility, who were assessed for tardive
21dyskinesia and other drug-induced involuntary movement
22disorders and the results of those assessments. Nothing in
23this Section shall require the publication of medical

 

 

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1information specific to a resident that may violate the
2resident's privacy.
 
3    Section 10. The Department of Human Services Act is
4amended by adding Section 10-75 as follows:
 
5    (20 ILCS 1305/10-75 new)
6    Sec. 10-75. Tardive dyskinesia; assessment protocol and
7training. Within 6 months after the effective date of this
8amendatory Act of the 102nd General Assembly, the Department
9shall develop an assessment protocol and training for tardive
10dyskinesia and other drug-induced involuntary movement
11disorders. This assessment protocol and training shall be made
12available to all State agencies that contract for or directly
13provide housing services, including, but not limited to, the
14Department of Corrections, the Department of Children and
15Family Services, the Department of Juvenile Justice, and the
16Department of Veterans' Affairs.
17    Utilizing the assessment protocol, within one year after
18the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 102nd General
19Assembly, the Department shall train the appropriate staff and
20screen all residents of facilities operated by the Department
21who have been prescribed psychotropic medication.
22    The Department shall publish a report and post on its
23website the number of residents, by facility, who were
24assessed for tardive dyskinesia and other drug-induced

 

 

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1involuntary movement disorders and the results of those
2assessments. Nothing in this Section shall require the
3publication of medical information specific to a resident that
4may violate the resident's privacy.
 
5    Section 15. The Department of Veterans' Affairs Act is
6amended by adding Section 39 as follows:
 
7    (20 ILCS 2805/39 new)
8    Sec. 39. Tardive dyskinesia; staff training and resident
9assessments. Utilizing the Department of Human Services'
10assessment protocol described in Section 10-75 of the
11Department of Human Services Act, within one year after the
12effective date of this amendatory Act of the 102nd General
13Assembly, the Department of Veterans' Affairs shall train the
14appropriate staff on tardive dyskinesia and other drug-induced
15involuntary movement disorders and screen all residents of the
16veterans homes operated by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
17who have been prescribed psychotropic medication.
18    The Department of Veterans' Affairs shall publish a report
19and post on its website the number of residents, by veteran
20home, who were assessed for tardive dyskinesia and other
21drug-induced involuntary movement disorders and the results of
22those assessments. Nothing in this Section shall require the
23publication of medical information specific to a resident that
24may violate the resident's privacy.
 

 

 

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1    Section 20. The Unified Code of Corrections is amended by
2adding Sections 3-2-7.5 and 3-2.5-40.5 as follows:
 
3    (730 ILCS 5/3-2-7.5 new)
4    Sec. 3-2-7.5. Tardive dyskinesia; staff training and
5resident assessments. Utilizing the Department of Human
6Services' assessment protocol described in Section 10-75 of
7the Department of Human Services Act, within one year after
8the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 102nd General
9Assembly, the Department of Corrections shall train the
10appropriate staff on tardive dyskinesia and other drug-induced
11involuntary movement disorders and screen all residents of
12facilities operated by the Department of Corrections who have
13been prescribed psychotropic medication.
14    The Department of Corrections shall publish a report and
15post on its website the number of residents, by facility, who
16were assessed for tardive dyskinesia and other drug-induced
17involuntary movement disorders and the results of those
18assessments. Nothing in this Section shall require the
19publication of medical information specific to a resident that
20may violate the resident's privacy.
 
21    (730 ILCS 5/3-2.5-40.5 new)
22    Sec. 3-2.5-40.5. Tardive dyskinesia; staff training and
23resident assessments. Utilizing the Department of Human

 

 

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1Services' assessment protocol described in Section 10-75 of
2the Department of Human Services Act, within one year after
3the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 102nd General
4Assembly, the Department of Juvenile Justice shall train the
5appropriate staff on tardive dyskinesia and other drug-induced
6involuntary movement disorders and screen all residents of
7facilities operated by the Department of Juvenile Justice who
8have been prescribed psychotropic medication.
9    The Department of Juvenile Justice shall publish a report
10and post on its website the number of residents, by facility,
11who were assessed for tardive dyskinesia and other
12drug-induced involuntary movement disorders and the results of
13those assessments. Nothing in this Section shall require the
14publication of medical information specific to a resident that
15may violate the resident's privacy.
 
16    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
17becoming law.