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(405 ILCS 5/) Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code.

405 ILCS 5/Ch. III Art. I

    (405 ILCS 5/Ch. III Art. I heading)

405 ILCS 5/3-100

    (405 ILCS 5/3-100) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-100)
    Sec. 3-100. The circuit court has jurisdiction under this Chapter over persons not charged with a felony who are subject to involuntary admission. Inmates of penal institutions shall not be considered as charged with a felony within the meaning of this Chapter. Court proceedings under Article VIII of this Chapter may be instituted as to any such inmate at any time within 90 days prior to discharge of such inmate by expiration of sentence or otherwise, and if such inmate is found to be subject to involuntary admission, the order of the court ordering hospitalization or other disposition shall become effective at the time of discharge of the inmate from penal custody. The circuit court has jurisdiction over all persons alleged to be in need of treatment under Section 2-107.1 of this Code, whether or not they are charged with a felony.
(Source: P.A. 99-179, eff. 7-29-15.)

405 ILCS 5/3-101

    (405 ILCS 5/3-101) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-101)
    Sec. 3-101. (a) The State's Attorneys of the several counties shall represent the people of the State of Illinois in court proceedings under this Chapter and in proceedings under Section 2-107.1 in their respective counties, shall attend such proceedings either in person or by assistant, and shall ensure that petitions, reports and orders are properly prepared. Nothing herein contained shall prevent any party, including any petitioner, from being represented by his own counsel.
    (b) Any community mental health provider or inpatient mental health facility, including hospitals operated by the Department, may be represented by counsel in court proceedings under this Chapter if they are providing services or funding for services to the respondent, or if an order by the court directing said entity to provide services or funding for services to the respondent is being sought by any party.
(Source: P.A. 97-375, eff. 8-15-11.)