Bill Text: IL SB0656 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act. Provides that records and communications may be disclosed without consent by any treatment provider to a public defender or other attorney appointed by the court or retained by a criminal defendant for the purpose of preparing for and conducting a hearing to determine whether to release the defendant on her or his own recognizance or to determine the amount of bail or the conditions of the bail bond. Provides that the records and communications may be used only for the purpose of the hearing and shall not be further disclosed without the consent of the defendant.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-03-17 - Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments [SB0656 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB0656-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
SB0656

Introduced 1/25/2017, by Sen. Jil Tracy

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
740 ILCS 110/9.12 new

Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Confidentiality Act. Provides that records and communications may be disclosed without consent by any treatment provider to a public defender or other attorney appointed by the court or retained by a criminal defendant for the purpose of preparing for and conducting a hearing to determine whether to release the defendant on her or his own recognizance or to determine the amount of bail or the conditions of the bail bond. Provides that the records and communications may be used only for the purpose of the hearing and shall not be further disclosed without the consent of the defendant.
LRB100 04290 HEP 14296 b

A BILL FOR

SB0656LRB100 04290 HEP 14296 b
1 AN ACT concerning civil law.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Mental Health and Developmental
5Disabilities Confidentiality Act is amended by adding Section
69.12 as follows:
7 (740 ILCS 110/9.12 new)
8 Sec. 9.12. Disclosure for purpose of bail bond hearing.
9Records and communications may be disclosed without consent by
10any treatment provider to a public defender or other attorney
11appointed by the court or retained by a criminal defendant for
12the purpose of preparing for and conducting a hearing under
13Article 110 of Title III of the Code of Criminal Procedure of
141963 to determine whether to release the defendant on her or
15his own recognizance or to determine the amount of bail or the
16conditions of the bail bond. The records and communications may
17be used only for the purpose of the hearing and shall not be
18further disclosed without the consent of the defendant.
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