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 Bill Status of HB4498  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin, Yolonda Morris and Suzanne M. Ness

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/10/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
405 ILCS 5/3-403from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-403

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that a voluntary recipient admitted to a mental health facility who gives a written notice to the treatment staff that the recipient wishes to be discharged from the facility may be involuntarily held at the facility if within 5 days after giving the notice, a copy of the notice and a petition and the 2 certificates executed by a physician, qualified examiner, psychiatrist, advanced practice psychiatric nurse, or clinical psychologist which states that the recipient is subject to involuntary admission on an inpatient basis and requires immediate hospitalization are filed with the court (rather than only the petition and 2 certificates).

DateChamber Action
  1/18/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  1/31/2024HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2024HouseAssigned to Mental Health & Addiction Committee
  3/14/2024HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Mental Health & Addiction Committee; 021-000-000
  3/14/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/14/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Yolonda Morris
  3/14/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne M. Ness
  4/10/2024HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

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