91st General Assembly
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   405 ILCS 5/3-901          from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-901                       
   405 ILCS 5/3-902          from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-902                       
   405 ILCS 5/3-911 new                                                        

        Amends the Mental Health  and  Developmental  Disabilities  Code.      
   Provides  that  before deciding the merits of a petition for discharge      
   from a mental health facility, the court shall ensure that the  person      
   to  be  discharged has been examined separately by 2 physicians during      
   the 45 days preceding that decision and that each such  physician  has      
   filed  with the court a detailed written report regarding the person's      
   condition.  Provides that  before  entering  an  order  discharging  a      
   person  from  a  mental  health  facility,  the  court shall determine      
   whether there are any criminal charges pending against the person.  If      
   there are any such charges,  requires  that  notice  of  the  person's      
   discharge be given to certain law enforcement officials.  Provides for      
   similar   requirements  in  the  case  of  a  mental  health  facility      
   director's decision to discharge or temporarily release a person  from      
   the  facility.  Provides  for issuance of a domestic violence order of      
   protection in conjunction  with  a  person's  discharge  or  temporary      
   release from a mental health facility.                                      
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