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 Bill Status of HB5557  100th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Ann M. Williams

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
405 ILCS 5/2-107from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 2-107

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Provides that electroconvulsive therapy may not be administered under the emergency treatment provisions of the Code but may be administered under the administration of psychotropic medication and electroconvulsive therapy provisions of the Code upon application to a court. Provides that the same written advisements about the treatment as required under other provisions of the Code of the side effects, risks, and benefits of the treatment, as well as alternatives to the proposed treatment, to the extent the advice is consistent with the recipient's ability to understand the information communicated and shall be given to the recipient as soon as the condition of the recipient permits and promptly to any substitute decision maker, unless already given under those provisions.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2018HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ann M. Williams
  2/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2018HouseAssigned to Mental Health Committee
  4/13/2018HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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