|Public Act 096-1013
||LRB096 19217 KTG 34608 b
AN ACT concerning health.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Mental Health and Developmental
Disabilities Code is amended by adding Section 5-108.2 as
(405 ILCS 5/5-108.2 new)
Exemption from charges; veterans.
veteran who receives services provided by a State mental health
facility that are not covered by the veteran's existing
insurance plan shall not be liable for any charges as set forth
in Sections 5-105, 5-106, and 5-107 of this Code. For purposes
of this Section, "veteran" means an Illinois resident who is a
veteran as defined under subsection (h) of Section 1491 of
Title 10 of the United States Code.
This Act takes effect July 1,