IL HB5557 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on January 8 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-01-08 - Session Sine Die
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


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.

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2019-01-08HouseSession Sine Die
2018-04-13HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
2018-03-07HouseAssigned to Mental Health Committee
2018-02-16HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2018-02-16HouseFirst Reading
2018-02-16HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ann M. Williams

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