Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
Confidentiality Act concerning disclosure of records and
communications of a person who is receiving or has received mental
health or developmental disabilities services. Provides that these
records and communications shall be disclosed upon request of a law
enforcement officer, a State's Attorney, the Attorney General, or a
designee of any of these persons upon proof that a valid felony
warrant was issued for the arrest of the recipient, but limits the
disclosure to records and communications concerning: (i) the
recipient's past or current presence at a mental health facility; and
(ii) the date of the recipient's discharge or future discharge from a
mental health facility.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that therapist records and communications of a recipient
of mental health or developmental disability services may be disclosed
upon proof that a valid forcible felony warrant (rather than a felony
warrant) was issued for the arrest of the recipient.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Deletes reference to:
740 ILCS 110/10
Adds reference to:
740 ILCS 110/12 from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 812
Deletes everything. Amends the Mental Health and Developmental
Disabilities Confidentiality Act. Provides that upon request of a
peace officer or prosecuting authority who has a valid forcible felony
warrant issued, a facility director shall disclose: (1) whether the
person who is the subject of the warrant is present at the facility
and (2) the date of that person's discharge or future discharge from
the facility. Effective immediately.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0738
Last action date: JUL-25-2002
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 2
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