(405 ILCS 5/3-200)
(from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-200)
(a) A person may be admitted as an inpatient to a mental
health facility for treatment of mental illness only as provided in this
Chapter, except that a person may be transferred by the Department of
Corrections pursuant to the Unified Code of Corrections. A person transferred
by the Department of Corrections in this manner may be released only as
provided in the Unified Code of Corrections.
(b) No person who is diagnosed as a person with an
intellectual disability or a person with a
developmental disability may be admitted or transferred to a Department mental
health facility or, any portion thereof, except as provided in this Chapter.
However, the evaluation and placement of such persons shall be governed by
Article II of Chapter 4 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)