Synopsis As Introduced Creates the Community-Law Enforcement Partnership for Deflection and Addiction Treatment Act. Allows a law enforcement agency to establish a program to facilitate contact between a person and a licensed substance abuse treatment provider for assessment and coordination of treatment. Requires the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority, in conjunction with a Police Chief's Association and Department of Human Services to develop the type of data to collect and measure performance of program. Provides for civil liability immunity and eligibility for funding.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with changes. Changes the name of the Act to the Community-Law Enforcement Partnership for Deflection and Substance Use Disorder Treatment Act. Provides that licensed substance use disorder treatment organizations shall adhere to federal regulations regarding confidentiality for information exchange or release. Provides that substance use disorder treatment services shall adhere to all regulations specified in Department of Human Services Administrative Rules. Provides that within 6 months of the effective date of the bill all statistical data relative to deflection programs shall be made available to the Department of Human Services, Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse for inclusion in planning efforts for services to persons with criminal justice or law enforcement involvement. Provides that specific linkage agreements with recovery support services or self-help entities may be a requirement of the program services protocols. Provides that all deflection programs shall encourage the involvement of key family members and significant others as a part of a family-based approach to treatment. Provides that all deflection programs are encouraged to use evidence-based practices and outcome measures in the provision of substance use disorder treatment and medication assisted treatment for persons with opioid use disorders. Makes other changes.
House Floor Amendment No. 1 Provides whenever appropriate and available, case management should be provided by a licensed treatment provider or other appropriate provider and may include peer recovery support approaches (rather than whenever appropriate and available, case management should be provided by a licensed treatment provider, and may be provided through peer recovery support approaches). Deletes deflection program partners may identify other case management resources that meet the definition of case management if a licensed treatment provider or peer recovery support is not appropriate or available. Removes the requirement that the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority shall, within 6 months of the effective date of the bill, make all statistical data relative to deflection programs available to the Department of Human Services, Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery and just requires the data to be made available to the Department of Human Services, Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery. Provides distribution of funding by the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority for expenses related to deflection programs shall be made available to support both new and existing deflection programs in a broad spectrum of geographic regions in this State, including urban, suburban, and rural communities.