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Public Act 097-0138





Public Act 097-0138
HB3468 EnrolledLRB097 02965 KTG 42990 b

    AN ACT concerning State government.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Mental Health and Developmental
Disabilities Administrative Act is amended by changing Section
10.1 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 1705/10.1)  (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 100-10.1)
    Sec. 10.1. Every woman of child-bearing age who is admitted
to a facility under the jurisdiction of the Department shall,
with her consent or the consent of her guardian, be tested for
pregnancy upon admission and thereafter as indicated. For a
recipient who is admitted to and remains in a facility for more
than 60 days a A record of each such recipient's menstrual
cycles shall be maintained. A plan for complete prenatal care
shall be developed and implemented for each recipient who is
found to be pregnant. On-site prenatal care shall be provided
to recipients who are not verbal or who otherwise cannot
communicate with a provider of care because of a severe
disability, in which case the facility administrator shall also
seek the consent of the recipient's legal guardian for special
care for the recipient, or shall arrange for a temporary or
limited guardianship of the person of the recipient for the
purpose of obtaining consent to diagnosis and treatment of the
recipient. Discharge planning for a pregnant recipient shall
specifically include provision for continuity of prenatal
(Source: P.A. 86-1013.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/14/2011