(730 ILCS 5/3-19-5)
Methamphetamine abusers pilot program; Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center.
(a) There is created the Methamphetamine Abusers Pilot Program at the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center. The Program shall be established upon adoption of a resolution or ordinance by the Franklin County Board and with the consent of the Secretary of Human Services.
(b) A person convicted of the unlawful possession of methamphetamine under Section 60 of the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, after an assessment by a designated program licensed under the Substance Use Disorder Act that the person has a substance use disorder as defined in the Substance Use Disorder Act and may benefit from treatment for his or her substance use disorder, may be ordered by the court to be committed to the Program established under this Section.
(c) The Program shall consist of medical and psychiatric treatment for the substance use disorder for a period of at least 90 days and not to exceed 180 days. A treatment plan for each person participating in the Program shall be approved by the court in consultation with the Department of Human Services. The Secretary of Human Services shall appoint a Program Administrator to operate the Program who shall be licensed to provide residential treatment for substance use disorders.
(d) Persons committed to the Program who are 17 years of age or older shall be separated from minors under 17 years of age who are detained in the Juvenile Detention Center and there shall be no contact between them.
(e) Upon the establishment of the Pilot Program, the Secretary of Human Services shall inform the chief judge of each judicial circuit of this State of the existence of the Program and its date of termination.
(f) The Secretary of Human Services, after consultation with the Program Administrator, shall determine the effectiveness of the Program in rehabilitating persons with substance use disorders committed to the Program. The Secretary shall prepare a report based on his or her assessment of the effectiveness of the Program and shall submit the report to the Governor and General Assembly within one year after January 1, 2006 (the effective date of Public Act 94-549) and each year thereafter that the Program continues operation.
(Source: P.A. 100-759, eff. 1-1-19