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 Bill Status of SB1623  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  MENTAL HEALTH-COMMUNITY SVCS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather A. Steans - Jacqueline Y. Collins

House Sponsors
(Rep. Greg Harris - Patricia R. Bellock - Mary E. Flowers - Esther Golar, Derrick Smith and Carol A. Sente)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/23/2011SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0529

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Community Mental Health Services Accountability Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to draft and present no later than July 1, 2011 new administrative rules governing all community residential mental health services that are currently governed by the Illinois Administrative Code. Requires the new rules to include, but not be limited to, standards for environmental management of living arrangements; administrative requirements; monitoring and review; and licensure requirements. Contains provisions concerning the drafting and presentation of rules stipulating life safety standards; rules designed for supportive housing facilities; and the creation of an Outcome Monitoring Pilot Program. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 1705/73 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to draft and promulgate a new rule governing community residential mental health services for individuals with serious mental illness and rules specifically designed for supportive housing facilities that receive funds from the Department for this purpose. Requires the Department to make any and all surveys conducted on the outcomes and perceptions of the State's mental health delivery system available to the public on the Department's website. Provides that these surveys shall be posted beginning January 1, 2012 and shall be listed under a link entitled "publications" within the Division of Mental Health's portion of the Department's website. Requires the Department, in conjunction with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, to create the Outcome Monitoring Pilot Program in which the Department shall identify a sample of client population residing in Cook County and served by specified agencies. Requires the Department to compile the data collected under the pilot program and submit a report to the General Assembly no later than October 1, 2013. Requires the pilot program to commence no later than July 1, 2012. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that no later than December 31, 2011, and on December 31st of each of the following 4 years, the Department of Human Services shall prepare and submit an annual report to the General Assembly concerning the implementation of the Williams v. Quinn consent decree and other efforts to move persons with mental illnesses from institutional settings to community-based settings. Requires the Department of Human Services to draft and promulgate a rule governing community-based residential settings. Contains provisions concerning specified standards to be included in the rule. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds a provision requiring the Department of Human Services to conduct a statewide study no later than October 1, 2011 to assess the existing types of community-based housing and residential services currently being provided to individuals with mental illnesses in Illinois. Provides that the study shall include State-funded and federally-funded housing and residential services and that the results of the study shall be used to inform the Department's rulemaking process concerning community-based residential settings.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/9/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/23/2011SenateAssigned to Human Services
  3/1/2011SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/10/2011SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/11/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/11/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/14/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  3/15/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/15/2011SenateDo Pass as Amended Human Services; 008-000-000
  3/15/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2011
  4/8/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/8/2011SenateSecond Reading
  4/8/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 11, 2011
  4/11/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/11/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/12/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  4/12/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Human Services; 008-000-000
  4/15/2011SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 4, 2011
  5/3/2011SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/3/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Steans
  5/3/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/3/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  5/3/2011HouseArrived in House
  5/3/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/3/2011HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Greg Harris
  5/4/2011HouseFirst Reading
  5/4/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/11/2011HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  5/11/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Greg Harris
  5/11/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/13/2011HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 20, 2011
  5/16/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  5/18/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/18/2011HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 010-000-000
  5/18/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/18/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/18/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  5/19/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Derrick Smith
  5/20/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/20/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 118-000-000
  5/24/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  5/24/2011HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  5/24/2011SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/24/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 25, 2011
  5/25/2011SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Heather A. Steans
  5/25/2011SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/25/2011SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to State Government and Veterans Affairs
  5/26/2011SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt State Government and Veterans Affairs; 009-000-000
  5/27/2011SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 059-000-000
  5/27/2011SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/24/2011SenateSent to the Governor
  8/23/2011SenateGovernor Approved
  8/23/2011SenateEffective Date August 23, 2011
  8/23/2011SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0529

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