Comments: IL HB5288 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Amends the Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse and Dependency Act. Requires the Department of Human Services to develop and maintain an online registry for recovery residences that operate in Illinois to serve as a referral resource for individuals seeking continued recovery assistance. Defines "recovery residence" to mean a sober, safe, and healthy living environment that promotes recovery from alcohol and other drug use and associated problems. Encourages non-licensable recovery residences to register with the Department. Provides that the registry shall be publicly available through online posting and shall highlight attributes of the recovery residences and their locations. Provides that registrants are encouraged to seek national accreditation from any entity that has developed uniform national standards for recovery residences. Effective January 1, 2019.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-2)

Status: (Passed) 2018-08-24 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-1062 [HB5288 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]

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