(725 ILCS 5/104-21)
(from Ch. 38, par. 104-21)
(a) A defendant who is receiving psychotropic drugs
shall not be presumed to be unfit to stand trial
solely by virtue of the receipt of those drugs or medications.
(b) Whenever a defendant who is receiving medication under medical direction
is transferred between a place of custody and a treatment facility or program,
a written report from the prescribing physician shall accompany the defendant.
The report shall state the type and dosage of the defendant's medication
and the duration of the prescription. The chief officer of the place of
custody or the treatment supervisor at the facility or program shall insure
that such medication is provided according to the directions of the prescribing
physician or until superseded by order of a physician who has examined the
(Source: P.A. 89-428, eff. 12-13-95; 89-689, eff. 12-31-96.)