(405 ILCS 20/14)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2018)
(a) No later than December 31, 2011, the county board chairman in every county with a population of less than 3,000,000, or the township supervisor of a township located in a county with a population of 3,000,000 or more, shall appoint a volunteer 7 member mental health advisory committee composed of members of the general public, if no community mental health board has been established in the county or township as provided under Section 3a of this Act. This subsection shall not apply to townships that currently monitor and address mental health needs of township residents by providing or funding mental health services available to individuals and families, and that include the following: psychiatric evaluation, therapy, crisis assessment and intervention, and case management.
(b) The mental health advisory committee shall identify and assess current mental health services in its respective jurisdiction, monitor any expansion or contraction of such services, and, if deemed necessary, provide a report to the county or township board with recommendations for additional services.
(c) The mental health advisory committee shall have no taxing authority.
(d) This Section is repealed on December 31, 2018.
(Source: P.A. 97-439, eff. 8-18-11; 97-1170, eff. 3-12-13.)