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 Bill Status of SB0538  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MHDD CD-JURY-SIZE-PSYCHOTROPIC

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Robert Peters

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
405 ILCS 5/3-802from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-802


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that when the respondent requests a jury on the question of whether he or she is subject to involuntary admission on an inpatient or outpatient basis, the jury shall consist of 12 persons, unless the respondent requests a jury of 6 persons. Provides that a respondent is also entitled (rather than not entitled) to a jury on the question of whether psychotropic medication or electroconvulsive therapy may be administered under the Code. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/23/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Robert Peters
  2/23/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/23/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/3/2021SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/24/2021SenateTo Judiciary- Torts
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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