Bill Status of HB5236  103rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Bradley Fritts - Travis Weaver

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 301/Art. 26 heading new
20 ILCS 301/26-1 new
20 ILCS 301/26-2 new
20 ILCS 301/26-5 new
20 ILCS 301/26-10 new
20 ILCS 301/26-15 new
20 ILCS 301/26-20 new
20 ILCS 301/26-25 new
20 ILCS 301/26-30 new
20 ILCS 301/26-45 new
20 ILCS 301/26-50 new
20 ILCS 301/26-55 new
20 ILCS 301/26-60 new
20 ILCS 301/26-65 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Substance Use Disorder Act. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the Department of Human Services shall establish and administer pilot programs in the counties of Lee, Whiteside, Ogle, and Tazewell that allow for court-ordered involuntary treatment for persons 18 years of age or older who have a substance use disorder. Requires the pilot programs to be implemented no later than January 1, 2025 with an end date of January 1, 2029. Provides that under the pilot programs, no person shall be ordered to undergo involuntary treatment for a substance use disorder unless that person: (i) suffers from a substance use disorder; (ii) presents an imminent threat of danger to self, family, or others as a result of a substance use disorder, or there exists a substantial likelihood of such a threat in the near future; and (iii) can reasonably benefit from treatment. Contains provisions concerning the rights of persons subject to involuntary treatment; forms; jurisdiction; petition requirements; court and medical examinations; emergency hospitalization; the consequences of failing to attend examinations; summons; hospitals and treatment facilities; and defined terms. Requires the Department to submit a report to the General Assembly, no later than July 1, 2029, on the effectiveness and efficiency of each county's pilot program. Sets out certain data and information that must be included in the report. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Bradley Fritts
  2/9/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Travis Weaver
  2/9/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2024HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  4/3/2024HouseTo Special Issues Subcommittee
  4/5/2024HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee