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MENTAL HEALTH
(405 ILCS 20/) Community Mental Health Act.

405 ILCS 20/0.1

    (405 ILCS 20/0.1) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 300.1)
    Sec. 0.1. This Act shall be known and may be cited as the "Community Mental Health Act".
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 3457.)

405 ILCS 20/1

    (405 ILCS 20/1) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 301)
    Sec. 1. As used in this Act:
    "Direct recipient services" means only those services required to carry out a completed individualized treatment plan that is signed by a service recipient or legal guardian. Crisis assessment and stabilization services are excluded, although these services may be anticipated in a treatment plan.
    "Governmental unit" means any county, city, village, incorporated town, or township.
    "Person with a developmental disability" means any person or persons so diagnosed and as defined in the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Community mental health boards operating under this Act may in their jurisdiction, by a majority vote, add to the definition of "person with a developmental disability".
    "Mental illness" has the meaning ascribed to that term in the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Community mental health boards operating under this Act may in their jurisdiction, by a majority vote, add to the definition of "mental illness".
    "Substance use disorder" encompasses substance abuse, dependence, and addiction, not inconsistent with federal or State definitions.
(Source: P.A. 97-813, eff. 7-13-12.)

405 ILCS 20/2

    (405 ILCS 20/2) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 302)
    Sec. 2. Any county, city, village, incorporated town, township, public health district, county health department, multiple-county health department, school district or any combination thereof, in consultation with and being advised by the Department of Human Services, shall have the power to construct, repair, operate, maintain and regulate community mental health facilities to provide mental health services as defined by the local community mental health board, including services for, persons with a developmental disability or substance use disorder, for residents thereof and/or to contract therefor with any private or public entity which provides such facilities and services, either in or without such county, city, village, incorporated town, township, public health district, county health department, multiple-county health department, school district or any combination thereof.
(Source: P.A. 95-336, eff. 8-21-07.)

405 ILCS 20/3

    (405 ILCS 20/3) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 303)
    Sec. 3. Any such county, city, village, incorporated town, township, public health district, county health department, multiple-county health department, school district, community mental health board or any combination thereof, may accept donations of property and funds for the purposes specified in this Act.
(Source: P.A. 81-898.)

405 ILCS 20/3a

    (405 ILCS 20/3a) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 303a)
    Sec. 3a. Every governmental unit authorized to levy an annual tax under any of the provisions of this Act shall, before it may levy such tax, establish a 7 member community mental health board who shall administer this Act. Such board shall be appointed by the chairman of the governing body of a county, the mayor of a city, the president of a village, the president of an incorporated town, or the supervisor of a township, as the case may be, with the advice and consent of the governing body of such county, city, village, incorporated town or the town board of trustees of any township. Members of the community mental health board shall be residents of the government unit and, as nearly as possible, be representative of interested groups of the community such as local health departments, medical societies, local comprehensive health planning agencies, hospital boards, lay associations concerned with mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse, as well as the general public. Only one member shall be a member of the governing body. The chairman of the governing body may, upon the request of the community mental health board, appoint 2 additional members to the community mental health board. No member of the community mental health board may be a full-time or part-time employee of the Department of Human Services or a board member, employee or any other individual receiving compensation from any facility or service operating under contract to the board. If a successful referendum is held under Section 5 of this Act, all members of such board shall be appointed within 60 days of the referendum.
    Home rule units are exempt from this Act. However, they may, by ordinance, adopt the provisions of this Act, or any portion thereof, that they may deem advisable.
    The tax rate set forth in Section 4 may be levied by any non-home rule unit only pursuant to the approval by the voters at a referendum. Such referendum may have been held at any time subsequent to the effective date of the Community Mental Health Act.
(Source: P.A. 95-336, eff. 8-21-07.)

405 ILCS 20/3b

    (405 ILCS 20/3b) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 303b)
    Sec. 3b. The term of office of each member of the community mental health board shall be for 4 years, provided, however, that of the members first appointed, 2 shall be appointed for a term of 2 years, 2 for a term of 3 years and 3 for a term of 4 years. All terms shall be measured from the first day of the year of appointment. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as original appointments.
(Source: Laws 1965, p. 1037.)

405 ILCS 20/3c

    (405 ILCS 20/3c) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 303c)
    Sec. 3c.
    Any member of the community mental health board may be removed by the appointing officer for absenteeism, neglect of duty, misconduct or malfeasance in office, after being given a written statement of the charges and an opportunity to be heard thereon.
(Source: P.A. 77-1500.)

405 ILCS 20/3d

    (405 ILCS 20/3d) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 303d)
    Sec. 3d.
    The expenses incurred by any community mental health board in the performance of duties imposed upon it or its members shall be a charge on the board and shall be paid out of the "Community Mental Health Fund" hereinafter established. No member shall receive payment, except expenses, for service on the board.
(Source: P.A. 78-574.)

405 ILCS 20/3e

    (405 ILCS 20/3e) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 303e)
    Sec. 3e. Board's powers and duties.
    (1) Every community mental health board shall, immediately after appointment, meet and organize, by the election of one of its number as president and one as secretary and such other officers as it may deem necessary. It shall make rules and regulations concerning the rendition or operation of services and facilities which it directs, supervises or funds, not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act. It shall:
        (a) Hold a meeting prior to July 1 of each year at
    
which officers shall be elected for the ensuing year beginning July 1;
        (b) Hold meetings at least quarterly;
        (c) Hold special meetings upon a written request
    
signed by at least 2 members and filed with the secretary;
        (d) Review and evaluate community mental health
    
services and facilities, including services and facilities for the treatment of alcoholism, drug addiction, developmental disabilities, and intellectual disabilities;
        (e) Authorize the disbursement of money from the
    
community mental health fund for payment for the ordinary and contingent expenses of the board;
        (f) Submit to the appointing officer and the members
    
of the governing body a written plan for a program of community mental health services and facilities for persons with a mental illness, a developmental disability, or a substance use disorder. Such plan shall be for the ensuing 12 month period. In addition, a plan shall be developed for the ensuing 3 year period and such plan shall be reviewed at the end of every 12 month period and shall be modified as deemed advisable.
        (g) Within amounts appropriated therefor, execute
    
such programs and maintain such services and facilities as may be authorized under such appropriations, including amounts appropriated under bond issues, if any;
        (h) Publish the annual budget and report within 120
    
days after the end of the fiscal year in a newspaper distributed within the jurisdiction of the board, or, if no newspaper is published within the jurisdiction of the board, then one published in the county, or, if no newspaper is published in the county, then in a newspaper having general circulation within the jurisdiction of the board. The report shall show the condition of its trust of that year, the sums of money received from all sources, giving the name of any donor, how all monies have been expended and for what purpose, and such other statistics and program information in regard to the work of the board as it may deem of general interest. A copy of the budget and the annual report shall be made available to the Department of Human Services and to members of the General Assembly whose districts include any part of the jurisdiction of such board. The names of all employees, consultants, and other personnel shall be set forth along with the amounts of money received;
        (i) Consult with other appropriate private and public
    
agencies in the development of local plans for the most efficient delivery of mental health, developmental disabilities, and substance use disorder services. The Board is authorized to join and to participate in the activities of associations organized for the purpose of promoting more efficient and effective services and programs;
        (j) Have the authority to review and comment on all
    
applications for grants by any person, corporation, or governmental unit providing services within the geographical area of the board which provides mental health facilities and services, including services for the person with a mental illness, a developmental disability, or a substance use disorder. The board may require funding applicants to send a copy of their funding application to the board at the time such application is submitted to the Department of Human Services or to any other local, State or federal funding source or governmental agency. Within 60 days of the receipt of any application, the board shall submit its review and comments to the Department of Human Services or to any other appropriate local, State or federal funding source or governmental agency. A copy of the review and comments shall be submitted to the funding applicant. Within 60 days thereafter, the Department of Human Services or any other appropriate local or State governmental agency shall issue a written response to the board and the funding applicant. The Department of Human Services shall supply any community mental health board such information about purchase-of-care funds, State facility utilization, and costs in its geographical area as the board may request provided that the information requested is for the purpose of the Community Mental Health Board complying with the requirements of Section 3f, subsection (f) of this Act;
        (k) Perform such other acts as may be necessary or
    
proper to carry out the purposes of this Act.
    (2) The community mental health board has the following powers:
        (a) The board may enter into multiple-year contracts
    
for rendition or operation of services, facilities and educational programs.
        (b) The board may arrange through intergovernmental
    
agreements or intragovernmental agreements or both for the rendition of services and operation of facilities by other agencies or departments of the governmental unit or county in which the governmental unit is located with the approval of the governing body.
        (c) To employ, establish compensation for, and set
    
policies for its personnel, including legal counsel, as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act and prescribe the duties thereof. The board may enter into multiple-year employment contracts as may be necessary for the recruitment and retention of personnel and the proper functioning of the board.
        (d) The board may enter into multiple-year joint
    
agreements, which shall be written, with other mental health boards and boards of health to provide jointly agreed upon community mental health facilities and services and to pool such funds as may be deemed necessary and available for this purpose.
        (e) The board may organize a not-for-profit
    
corporation for the purpose of providing direct recipient services. Such corporations shall have, in addition to all other lawful powers, the power to contract with persons to furnish services for recipients of the corporation's facilities, including psychiatrists and other physicians licensed in this State to practice medicine in all of its branches. Such physicians shall be considered independent contractors, and liability for any malpractice shall not extend to such corporation, nor to the community mental health board, except for gross negligence in entering into such a contract.
        (f) The board shall not operate any direct recipient
    
services for more than a 2-year period when such services are being provided in the governmental unit, but shall encourage, by financial support, the development of private agencies to deliver such needed services, pursuant to regulations of the board.
        (g) Where there are multiple boards within the same
    
planning area, as established by the Department of Human Services, services may be purchased through a single delivery system. In such areas, a coordinating body with representation from each board shall be established to carry out the service functions of this Act. In the event any such coordinating body purchases or improves real property, such body shall first obtain the approval of the governing bodies of the governmental units in which the coordinating body is located.
        (h) The board may enter into multiple-year joint
    
agreements with other governmental units located within the geographical area of the board. Such agreements shall be written and shall provide for the rendition of services by the board to the residents of such governmental units.
        (i) The board may enter into multiple-year joint
    
agreements with federal, State, and local governments, including the Department of Human Services, whereby the board will provide certain services. All such joint agreements must provide for the exchange of relevant data. However, nothing in this Act shall be construed to permit the abridgement of the confidentiality of patient records.
        (j) The board may receive gifts from private sources
    
for purposes not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act.
        (k) The board may receive Federal, State and local
    
funds for purposes not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act.
        (l) The board may establish scholarship programs.
    
Such programs shall require equivalent service or reimbursement pursuant to regulations of the board.
        (m) The board may sell, rent, or lease real property
    
for purposes consistent with this Act.
        (n) The board may: (i) own real property, lease real
    
property as lessee, or acquire real property by purchase, construction, lease-purchase agreement, or otherwise; (ii) take title to the property in the board's name; (iii) borrow money and issue debt instruments, mortgages, purchase-money mortgages, and other security instruments with respect to the property; and (iv) maintain, repair, remodel, or improve the property. All of these activities must be for purposes consistent with this Act as may be reasonably necessary for the housing and proper functioning of the board. The board may use moneys in the Community Mental Health Fund for these purposes.
        (o) The board may organize a not-for-profit
    
corporation (i) for the purpose of raising money to be distributed by the board for providing community mental health services and facilities for the treatment of alcoholism, drug addiction, developmental disabilities, and intellectual disabilities or (ii) for other purposes not inconsistent with this Act.
(Source: P.A. 97-227, eff. 1-1-12.)

405 ILCS 20/3f

    (405 ILCS 20/3f) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 303f)
    Sec. 3f. Annually, each community mental health board shall prepare and submit, for informational purposes in the appropriations process, to the appointing officer and governing body referred to in Section 3a: (a) an annual budget showing the estimated receipts and intended disbursements pursuant to this Act for the fiscal year immediately following the date the budget is submitted, which date must be at least 30 days prior to the start of the fiscal year, and (b) an annual report detailing the income received and disbursements made pursuant to this Act during the fiscal year just preceding the date the annual report is submitted, which date must be within 90 days of the close of that fiscal year. Such report shall also include those matters set forth in Section 8 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 95-336, eff. 8-21-07.)

405 ILCS 20/3g

    (405 ILCS 20/3g) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 303g)
    Sec. 3g. Purchases made pursuant to this Act shall be made in compliance with the "Local Government Prompt Payment Act", approved by the Eighty-fourth General Assembly.
(Source: P.A. 84-731.)

405 ILCS 20/4

    (405 ILCS 20/4) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 304)
    Sec. 4. In order to provide the necessary funds or to supplement existing funds for such community mental health facilities and services, including facilities and services for the person with a developmental disability or a substance use disorder, the governing body of any governmental unit, subject to the provisions of Section 5, may levy an annual tax of not to exceed .15% upon all of the taxable property in such governmental unit at the value thereof, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue. Such tax shall be levied and collected in the same manner as other governmental unit taxes, but shall not be included in any limitation otherwise prescribed as to the rate or amount of governmental unit taxes, but shall be in addition thereto and in excess thereof.
    When collected, such tax shall be paid into a special fund to be designated as the "Community Mental Health Fund" which shall, upon authorization by the appropriate governmental unit, be administered by the community mental health board and used only for the purposes specified in this Act. Nothing contained herein shall in any way preclude the use of other funds available for such purposes under any existing Federal, State or local statute. Interest earned from moneys deposited in this Fund shall only be used for purposes which are authorized by this Act.
    In any city, village, incorporated town, or township which levies a tax for the purpose of providing community mental health facilities and services and part or all of such city, village, incorporated town, or township is in a county or township, as the case may be, which levies a tax to provide community mental health facilities and services under the provisions of this Act, such county or township, as the case may be, shall pay to such city, village, incorporated town, or township, as the case may be, the entire amount collected from taxes under this Section on property subject to a tax which any city, village, incorporated town, or township thereof levies to provide community mental health facilities and services.
    Whenever any city, village, incorporated town, or township receives any payments from a county or township as provided above, such city, village, incorporated town, or township shall reduce and abate from the tax levied by the authority of this Section a rate which would produce an amount equal to the amount received from such county or township.
(Source: P.A. 95-336, eff. 8-21-07.)

405 ILCS 20/5

    (405 ILCS 20/5) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 305)
    Sec. 5. (a) When the governing body of a governmental unit passes a resolution as provided in Section 4 asking that an annual tax may be levied for the purpose of providing such mental health facilities and services, including facilities and services for the person with a developmental disability or a substance use disorder, in the community and so instructs the clerk of the governmental unit such clerk shall certify the proposition to the proper election officials for submission at a regular election in accordance with the general election law. The proposition shall be in the following form:
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    Shall............  (governmental
unit) levy an annual tax of not to               YES
exceed .15% for the purpose of providing
community mental health facilities and        ----------------
services including facilities and services
for the person with a developmental              NO
disability or a substance use disorder?
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    (b) If a majority of all the votes cast upon the proposition are for the levy of such tax, the governing body of such governmental unit shall thereafter annually levy a tax not to exceed the rate set forth in Section 4. Thereafter, the governing body shall in the annual appropriation bill appropriate from such funds such sum or sums of money as may be deemed necessary, based upon the community mental health board's budget, the board's annual mental health report, and the local mental health plan to defray necessary expenses and liabilities in providing for such community mental health facilities and services.
    (c) If the governing body of a governmental unit levies a tax under Section 4 of this Act and the rate specified in the proposition under subsection (a) of this Section is less than 0.15%, then the governing body of the governmental unit may, upon referendum approval, increase that rate to not more than 0.15%. The governing body shall instruct the clerk of the governmental unit to certify the proposition to the proper election officials for submission at a regular election in accordance with the general election law. The proposition shall be in the following form:
        "Shall the tax imposed by (governmental unit) for the
    
purpose of providing community mental health facilities and services, including facilities and services for persons with a developmental disability or substance use disorder be increased to (not more than 0.15%)?"
    If a majority of all the votes cast upon the proposition are for the increase of the tax, then the governing body of the governmental unit may thereafter annually levy a tax not to exceed the rate set forth in the referendum question.
(Source: P.A. 95-336, eff. 8-21-07; 96-764, eff. 8-25-09.)

405 ILCS 20/6

    (405 ILCS 20/6) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 306)
    Sec. 6. Whenever the governing body of any governmental unit has not provided the community mental health facilities and services provided in Section 2 and levied the tax provided in Section 4 and a petition signed by electors of the governmental unit equal in number to at least 10% of the total votes cast for the office which received the greatest total number of votes at the last preceding general governmental unit election is presented to the clerk of the governmental unit requesting the establishment and maintenance of such community mental health facilities and services, including facilities and services for the person with a developmental disability or a substance use disorder, for residents thereof and the levy of such an annual tax therefor, the governing body of the governmental unit, subject to the provisions of Section 7, shall establish and maintain such community mental health facilities and services and shall levy such an annual tax of not to exceed .15% upon all of the taxable property in such governmental unit at the value thereof, as equalized or assessed by the Department of Revenue. Such tax shall be levied and collected in the same manner as other governmental unit taxes, but shall not be included in any limitation otherwise prescribed as to the rate or amount of governmental unit taxes, but shall be in addition thereto and in excess thereof.
    When collected, such tax shall be paid into a special fund to be designated as the "Community Mental Health Fund" which shall, upon authorization by the appropriate governmental unit, be administered by the community mental health board and used only for the purposes specified in this Act. Nothing contained herein shall in any way preclude the use of other funds available for such purposes under any existing Federal, State or local statute. Interest earned from moneys deposited in this Fund shall only be used for purposes which are authorized by this Act.
    In any city, village, incorporated town, or township which levies a tax for the purpose of providing community mental health facilities and services and part or all of such city, village, incorporated town, or township is in a county or township, as the case may be, which levies a tax to provide community mental health facilities and services under the provisions of this Act, such county or township, as the case may be, shall pay to such city, village, incorporated town, or township, as the case may be, the entire amount collected from taxes under this Section on property subject to a tax which any city, village, incorporated town, or township thereof levies to provide community mental health facilities and services.
    Whenever any city, village, incorporated town, or township receives any payments from a county or township as provided above, such city, village, incorporated town, or township shall reduce and abate from the tax levied by the authority of this Section a rate which would produce an amount equal to the amount received from such county or township.
(Source: P.A. 95-336, eff. 8-21-07.)

405 ILCS 20/7

    (405 ILCS 20/7) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 307)
    Sec. 7. When the petition provided for in Section 6 is presented to the clerk of the governmental unit requesting the establishment and maintenance of such mental health facilities and services for residents of the community and the levy of such an annual tax therefor, the clerk of the governmental unit shall certify to the proper election officials the proposition for the levy of such tax which shall be submitted at a regular election in accordance with the general election law. The proposition shall be in substantially the following form:
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    Shall....................
(governmental unit) establish and
maintain community mental health           YES
facilities and services including
facilities and services for the        -----------------------
person with a developmental
disability or a substance                  NO
use disorder and levy therefor an
annual tax of not to exceed .15%?
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    If a majority of all the votes cast upon the proposition are in favor thereof, the governing body of such governmental unit shall establish and maintain such community mental health facilities and services and shall annually levy such tax. Thereafter, the governing body shall in the annual appropriation bill appropriate from such funds such sum or sums of money as may be deemed necessary, based upon the community mental health board's budget, the board's annual mental health report, and the board's plan to defray necessary expenses and liabilities in providing for such community mental health facilities and services.
(Source: P.A. 95-336, eff. 8-21-07.)

405 ILCS 20/8

    (405 ILCS 20/8) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 308)
    Sec. 8. The Secretary of Human Services may make grants-in-aid to such county, city, village, incorporated town, township, public health district, county health department, multiple-county health department, school district or any combination thereof in accordance with the provisions of Section 34 of the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. However, no such grants shall be made without first considering the review and comments made by the board as set forth in Section 3e and responding thereto. The Department shall make all rules necessary for carrying out the provisions of this Section, including the setting of standards of eligibility for state assistance.
(Source: P.A. 91-357, eff. 7-29-99.)

405 ILCS 20/8.1

    (405 ILCS 20/8.1) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 308.1)
    Sec. 8.1. The provisions of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act are hereby expressly adopted and shall apply to all administrative rules and procedures of the Department under this Act, except that in case of conflict between the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act and this Act the provisions of this Act shall control, and except that Section 5-35 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act relating to procedures for rule-making does not apply to the adoption of any rule required by federal law in connection with which the Department is precluded by law from exercising any discretion.
(Source: P.A. 88-45.)

405 ILCS 20/8.5

    (405 ILCS 20/8.5)
    Sec. 8.5. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 92-159, eff. 1-1-02. Repealed by P.A. 95-336, eff. 8-21-07.)

405 ILCS 20/9

    (405 ILCS 20/9) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 309)
    Sec. 9. Whenever electors, equal in number to at least 10% of the total votes cast for the office on which the greatest total number of votes were cast at the last preceding general governmental unit election, of a governmental unit which has adopted the taxing provisions of this Act, present a petition to the clerk of the governmental unit, requesting that the levying of a tax annually in such governmental unit for the purpose of providing community mental health facilities and services be discontinued, the clerk shall certify the proposition to the proper election officials for submission at a regular election in accordance with the general election law. The proposition shall be substantially in the following form:
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    Shall.... (governmental unit)
discontinue the levying of an annual tax for    YES
the purpose of providing community mental
health facilities and services including     -----------------
facilities and services for the
person with a developmental disability           NO
or a substance use disorder?
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    If a majority of all the votes cast upon the proposition are for the discontinuance of the levying of such tax, the governing body of the governmental unit shall not thereafter levy such a tax unless a proposition authorizing such levy again receives a majority of all the votes cast upon the proposition as provided in Sections 5 and 7 of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 95-336, eff. 8-21-07.)

405 ILCS 20/10

    (405 ILCS 20/10) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 310)
    Sec. 10. Whenever the board and the governing body of a governmental unit by resolution determines that it is necessary to issue bonds of the governmental unit to enable it to provide buildings for or to make permanent improvements in the community mental health facilities, including facilities for the person with a developmental disability or a substance use disorder, the governing body shall so instruct the clerk of the governmental unit. Thereupon, such clerk shall certify the proposition to the proper election officials who shall submit the proposition at a regular election in accordance with the general election law. However, before such resolution is adopted, a report must be filed with the board and the governing body by the Department of Human Services as to the advisability of any proposed building or of any proposed permanent improvements in existing facilities.
(Source: P.A. 95-336, eff. 8-21-07.)

405 ILCS 20/11

    (405 ILCS 20/11) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 311)
    Sec. 11. The proposition pursuant to Section 10 shall be in the following form:
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    Shall the.... (governmental unit) issue
bonds to the amount of.... dollars for the
purpose of enabling the governmental unit        YES
to.... (purpose to be stated, which shall
be either to provide buildings for or to     -----------------
make permanent improvements in the community
mental health facilities including facilities    NO
for the person with a developmental
disability or a substance use disorder)?
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    In case a majority of the votes cast upon the propositions shall be in favor of the issuance of such bonds, the governing body of the governmental unit shall issue the bonds of the governmental unit not exceeding the amount authorized at the referendum. Such bonds shall become due not more than 40 years after their date, shall be in denominations of $100 or any multiple thereof, and shall bear interest, evidenced by coupons, payable semi-annually, as shall be determined by the governing body.
(Source: P.A. 95-336, eff. 8-21-07.)

405 ILCS 20/12

    (405 ILCS 20/12) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 312)
    Sec. 12.
    The bonds authorized by this Act shall be sold and the proceeds thereof used solely for the specified purpose. At or before the time of delivery of any bond, the governing body of the governmental unit shall file with the clerk of the governmental unit its certificates, stating the amount of bonds to be issued, or denominations, rate of interest, where payable, and shall include a form of bond to be issued. The governing body of the governmental unit shall levy a direct tax upon all of the taxable property within the governmental unit sufficient to pay the principal and interest on the bonds as and when the same respectively mature. Such tax shall be in addition to all other taxes and shall not be within any rate limitation otherwise prescribed by law.
    The proceeds received from the sale of the bonds shall be placed in a special fund in the governmental unit treasury to be designated as the "Bond Community Mental Health Fund" and thereafter the governing body shall in the annual appropriation bill appropriate from such funds such sum or sums as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this section. Interest earned from moneys deposited in this Fund shall only be used for purposes which are authorized by this Act.
(Source: P.A. 78-574.)

405 ILCS 20/13

    (405 ILCS 20/13) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 313)
    Sec. 13. Both the proposition for the levy of an annual tax pursuant to Section 5 of this Act and the proposition for issuance of bonds pursuant to Section 10 of this Act may be submitted to the electors at the same election.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 1171.)

405 ILCS 20/14

    (405 ILCS 20/14)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on December 31, 2018)
    Sec. 14. Advisory committee.
    (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.)