90th General Assembly
Summary of HB3492
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DMHDD-STATE PAY TRANSCRIPTS                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Mental Health  and  Developmental  Disabilities  Code.      
   Provides that indigent respondents are entitled to free transcripts of      
   proceedings under the Code.  Provides that payment for the transcripts      
   shall  be  made from funds appropriated by the General Assembly to the      
   Administrative Office of Illinois Courts.  Effective immediately.           
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
        Provides  that  if  the  respondent   is   determined   to   have      
   insufficient  funds  to  pay  the costs of transcripts for appeal, the      
   court shall, rather than may, order the State to pay the costs.             
          FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1 (Office of Ill. Courts)                          
          Fiscal impact on the Judicial Branch would be $20,000 annually.      
          JUDICIAL NOTE, H-AM 1                                                
          No decrease or increase in the need for the number of judges.        
          STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE, H-AM 1                                   
          HB 3492 fails to create a State mandate.                             
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Replaces "he" with "he or she" and "his" with "his or her".            
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0765

   Last action date: 98-08-14

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   1


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