100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
Introduced , by Rep. Michael Halpin
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Creates the Out-of State Person Subject to Involuntary Admission on an
Inpatient Basis Mental Health Treatment Act. Provides that on or before
January 1, 2018, there is created a 2-year mental health pilot project for
which a mental health facility located in Rock Island County, Illinois may
accept the admission of an Iowa resident from the Eastern Iowa Mental
Health Region who is a person subject to involuntary admission on an
inpatient basis under an order issued by an Iowa court for treatment at a
mental health facility in this State for which the Iowa court shall have
jurisdiction over the recipient while committed to a mental health facility
in this State. Provides that the pilot project shall also provide that a
resident of Rock Island County, Illinois who is a person subject to
involuntary admission on an inpatient basis under an order issued by a
court of this State for treatment at a mental health facility in this State
may receive inpatient treatment in an Iowa mental health facility. Provides
that the Iowa or Illinois mental health facility shall provide mental
health services to the recipient for the duration of the court order and
shall return the recipient to his or her state of legal residence upon
discharge. If a recipient has to enter a State-operated facility, the
recipient must be returned to his or her state of legal residence. Defines
"Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region", "person subject to involuntary
admission on an inpatient basis", "mental health facility", "Pilot project
area", "receiving agency", "receiving state", and "sending state".
Provides that the Act is repealed on January 1, 2020. Effective July 1,
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AN ACT concerning mental health.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
State Person Subject to Involuntary Admission on an Inpatient
Basis Mental Health Treatment Act.
As used in this Act:
"Department" means the Department of Human Services.
"Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region" means the counties of
Cedar, Clinton, Jackson, Muscatine, and Scott Iowa.
"Person subject to involuntary admission on an inpatient
basis", "mental health facility", and "recipient" have the
meanings ascribed to them in the Mental Health and
Developmental Disabilities Code.
"Pilot project area" means the Eastern Iowa Mental Health
Region and Rock Island, County Illinois.
"Receiving agency" means the agency which accepts and
provides treatment to a person from a state other than the one
in which the agency is located.
"Receiving state" means the state where the receiving
agency is located.
"Sending state" means the state which sends a person to
another state for treatment.