91st General Assembly
Summary of SB1599
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MHDD CODE-INVOLUNTARY ADM                                                  

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code with      
   respect  to involuntary admissions.  If the respondent is not present,      
   requires a petitioner to testify in court regarding the factual  basis      
   for  the  petition.     Requires  a  diligent  effort  to convince the      
   respondent to appear voluntarily for  an  examination.   Requires  the      
   admitting  facility  to  notify at least 2 persons at the respondent's      
   request.  Requires the Illinois  Law  Enforcement  Training  Standards      
   Board  to  create  a  task  force  to assist the Board on developing a      
   protocol concerning mental health professionals and the use  of  peace      
   officers  for  the  transport of persons for involuntary examinations.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0837

   Last action date: 00-06-16

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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