(20 ILCS 1705/66)
(from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 100-66)
Domestic abuse of adults with disabilities.
Pursuant to the
of Adults with Disabilities
Intervention Act, the Department
have the authority to provide developmental disability or mental health
services in state-operated facilities or through Department supported community
agencies to eligible adults in substantiated cases of abuse, neglect or
exploitation on a priority basis and to waive current eligibility
requirements in an emergency pursuant to the Abuse of
Adults with Disabilities Intervention Act. This Section shall not be
interpreted to be in
conflict with standards for admission to residential facilities as provided
in the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code.
(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)