|Public Act 097-0440|
|SB1837 Enrolled||LRB097 07130 RLC 50219 b|
AN ACT concerning corrections.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Mental Health Court Treatment Act is amended
by adding Section 40 as follows:
(730 ILCS 168/40 new)
Mental health court; Kane County.
(a) The mental health court currently operating in Kane
County is directed to demonstrate the impact of alternative
treatment court, crisis intervention training for first
responders, and assisted outpatient treatment in reducing the
number of mentally ill people admitted into the correctional
system. The mental health court in Kane County is authorized to
cooperate with one or more accredited mental health service
providers to provide services to defendants as directed by the
mental health court. The mental health court in Kane County is
authorized to cooperate with one or more institutions of higher
education to publish peer-reviewed studies of the outcomes
generated by the mental health court.
(b) In this Section, "accredited mental health service
provider" refers to a provider of community mental health
services as authorized by subsection (d-5) of Section 3 of the
Community Services Act.