LANG-BELLOCK-CROTTY-LYONS,EILEEN AND MITCHELL,JERRY.
NOT GUILTY INSANITY-NOTICE
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Requires the Department
of Human Services to establish, maintain, and make public a Statewide
Defendants Found Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity Database. Provides
that before the court orders that the defendant be discharged or
conditionally released, it shall order the facility director to
establish a discharge plan. Provides that if appropriate, the court
shall order that the facility director establish a program to train
the defendant in self-medication. Provides that before the discharge
or conditional release of a defendant who has been found not guilty by
reason of insanity, the court shall order the director of the facility
where the defendant has been committed to have the defendant examined
to determine if the discharge or conditional release of the defendant
could pose a threat of inflicting serious physical harm to another
person if the defendant fails to take medication. Amends the Mental
Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act. Permits
the disclosure of information contained in the Statewide Defendants
Found Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity Database in accordance with the
provisions of the Unified Code of Corrections.
FISCAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)
There would be no corrections population or fiscal impact.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE (Department of Corrections)
Same as DOC fiscal note.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
740 ILCS 110/11
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Unified
Code of Corrections relating to persons found not guilty by reason of
insanity. Provides that the court may order the Department of Human
Services to provide care to a person conditionally released. Provides
for additional 5 year periods of conditional release after a hearing.
Makes other changes. Deletes amendatory changes to the Mental Health
and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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