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Public Act 102-0420


Public Act 0420 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 102-0420
HB1854 EnrolledLRB102 11861 RLC 17197 b

    AN ACT concerning health.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Mental Health and Developmental
Disabilities Code is amended by adding Section 3-911 as
    (405 ILCS 5/3-911 new)
    Sec. 3-911. Aftercare plan.
    (a) The Department of Human Services when a recipient of
services under this Code, whether admitted on a voluntary or
involuntary basis, is being discharged from an inpatient
facility, shall provide the recipient and the recipient's
conservator, guardian, or other legally authorized
representative a written aftercare plan prior to the
recipient's discharge from the facility. The written aftercare
plan shall include, to the extent known, all of the following
        (1) the nature of the illness and followup required;
        (2) medications including side effects and dosage
        (3) if the recipient was given an informed consent
    form with his or her medications, the form shall satisfy
    the requirement for information on side effects of the
        (4) expected course of recovery;
        (5) recommendations regarding treatment that is
    relevant to the recipient's care;
        (6) referrals to providers of medical and mental
    health services; and
        (7) other relevant information.
    (b) The recipient shall be advised by facility personnel
that he or she may designate another person to receive a copy
of the aftercare plan.

Effective Date: 1/1/2022