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 Bill Status of HB4113  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MENTAL HLTH OVERSIGHT OFFICER

House Sponsors
Rep. Deb Conroy - Robyn Gabel - Lindsey LaPointe - Michelle Mussman, Katie Stuart, Kelly M. Cassidy, Terra Costa Howard, Kathleen Willis, Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar, Sam Yingling, Jonathan Carroll, Bob Morgan and Ann M. Williams

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  9/3/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.935 new
20 ILCS 1305/1-41 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Human Services Act. Creates the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Oversight Officer (Officer) within the Department of Human Services under the Secretary of Human Services. Provides that the Officer shall be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Permits the Officer to: (i) maintain a staff; (ii) make recommendations for policy, statute, and rule changes; (iii) collect data on the opioid crisis; (iv) ensure the coordination of efforts between various State agencies involved in treating mental health and substance use disorders within the State; and (v) encourage, promote, suggest, and report best practices for treating mental health and substance use disorders in Illinois. Prohibits the Officer from participating in the issuance of any licensing or certification of mental health or substance use disorder treatment services. Prohibits the Officer from participating in any adjudicative decision-making process involving licensing, certification, or licensee discipline. Permits the Officer to compile, collect, or otherwise gather data necessary for the administration of the amendatory Act and to carry out the Officer's duties relating to the recommendation of policy changes. Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Oversight Officer Fund. Provides that moneys in the fund shall be expended for the Officer, its staff, and its activities and for no other purpose. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  7/29/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Deb Conroy
  7/29/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  7/29/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe
  7/29/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  7/29/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  7/29/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  7/29/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  7/29/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  7/29/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar
  7/29/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sam Yingling
  7/29/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  7/29/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
  7/29/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  9/3/2021HouseFirst Reading
  9/3/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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