|HB3299 Engrossed||LRB101 08670 RLC 53754 b|
AN ACT concerning health.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Mental Health and Developmental
Disabilities Code is amended by changing Section 4-211 as
(405 ILCS 5/4-211 new)
Sex education for persons admitted to a
developmental disability facility and receiving habilitation.
In this Section, "healthy sexual practices" means a state of
physical, emotional, mental, and social well-being in relation
to sexuality. A person
admitted to a developmental disability
facility and receiving habilitation shall have access to sex
resources, and treatment planning that
supports his or her right to sexual health and healthy sexual
practices and to be free from sexual exploitation and abuse.
The person receiving habilitation shall be assessed:
(1) on whether he or she has decision making capacity
to give consent to sexual activity; and
(2) for developmentally appropriate sex education
materials and resources.
As part of the assessments, consideration shall be given to
medical, psychological, and psycho-social