(20 ILCS 1705/34) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 100-34)
    Sec. 34. To make grants-in-aid to community clinics and agencies for psychiatric or clinical services, training, research and other mental health, intellectual disabilities and other developmental disabilities programs, for persons of all ages including those aged 3 to 21.
    In addition to other standards and procedures governing the disbursement of grants-in-aid implemented under this Section, the Secretary shall require that each application for such aid submitted by public agencies or public clinics with respect to services to be provided by a municipality with a population of 500,000 or more shall include review and comment by a community mental health board that is organized under local authority and broadly representative of the geographic, social, cultural, and economic interests of the area to be served, and which includes persons who are professionals in the field of mental health, consumers of services or representative of the general public. Within planning and service areas designated by the Secretary where more than one clinic or agency applies under this paragraph, each application shall be reviewed by a single community mental health board that is representative of the areas to be served by each clinic or agency.
    The Secretary may authorize advance disbursements to any clinic or agency that has been awarded a grant-in-aid, provided that the Secretary shall, within 30 days before the making of such disbursement, certify to the Comptroller that (a) the provider is eligible to receive that disbursement, and (b) the disbursement is made as compensation for services to be rendered within 60 days of that certification.
(Source: P.A. 97-227, eff. 1-1-12.)