Bill Status of SB1833 97th General Assembly
Short Description: MH/DD-INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
Sen. Matt Murphy - Pamela J. Althoff and Kirk W. Dillard
(Rep. Emily McAsey - Carol A. Sente - Fred Crespo - Robyn Gabel - Naomi D. Jakobsson, JoAnn D. Osmond, Patricia R. Bellock, Sidney H. Mathias, Frank J. Mautino, Karen A. Yarbrough, Sandra M. Pihos, Rosemary Mulligan and Sandy Cole)
| 7/28/2011||Senate||Public Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0227|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the definition of "mental retardation".
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act, the Disabilities Services Act of 2003, the Community Mental Health Act, the Developmental Disability and Mental Disability Services Act, and other various Acts. Changes all occurrences of "mental retardation" to "intellectual disability", changes all occurrences of "mentally retarded person" to "intellectually disabled person", and changes the title of the "MR/DD Community Care Act" and all references to that Act to the "ID/DD Community Care Act". Amends the School Code, the Specialized Care for Children Act, and the Arthritis Quality of Life Initiative Act. Changes occurrences of "crippled" to "physically disabled" and changes occurrences of "crippling" to "physical disability" or "physically disabling".