Public Act 098-0865
SB1724 EnrolledLRB098 06630 HEP 36673 b

    AN ACT concerning civil law.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Mental Health and Developmental
Disabilities Code is amended by changing Section 3-611 as
    (405 ILCS 5/3-611)  (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 3-611)
    Sec. 3-611. Within 24 hours, excluding Saturdays, Sundays
and holidays, after the respondent's admission under this
Article, the facility director of the facility shall file 2
copies of the petition, the first certificate, and proof of
service of the petition and statement of rights upon the
respondent with the court in the county in which the facility
is located. Upon completion of the second certificate, the
facility director shall promptly file it with the court and
provide a copy to the respondent. The facility director shall
make copies of the certificates available to the attorneys for
the parties upon request. Upon the filing of the petition and
first certificate, the court shall set a hearing to be held
within 5 days, excluding Saturdays, Sundays and holidays, after
receipt of the petition. The court shall direct that notice of
the time and place of the hearing be served upon the
respondent, his responsible relatives, and the persons
entitled to receive a copy of the petition pursuant to Section
(Source: P.A. 80-1414.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.