Mental Health Legislation–Updated: 6/22/2021

Here is a list of mental health legislation pending in Springfield.  Legislation-2021–Summit

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Illinois legislature did not have a normal legislative session in 2020.  However, the legislature did meet in a “lame duck” session in January, 2021.  It enacted  a substantial criminal justice reform bill which contained important mental health provisions.  The bill has now been signed into law by the Governor  as Public Act 101-652 (effective 7/1/2021)  Here is a summary of the bill:  HB3653 criminal justice bill

Here is a list of mental health laws enacted in Illinois in 2019–bills passed-2019

Here is a list of mental health laws enacted in Illinois in 2018:  bills passed 2018

Here is a list of mental health laws enacted in Illinois in 2017: Bills passed-2017

Here is a list of mental health laws enacted in Illinois in 2016: bill-passed-2016

Here is a list of mental health laws enacted in Illinois in 2015: bills passed 2015

Here is a list of mental health laws enacted in Illinois in 2014: bills enacted-2014

Here is a list of mental health laws enacted in Illinois in 2013:   bills passed–2013

Here is a list of mental health laws enacted in Illinois in 2012:   Bills passed-2012

Click here to find your state senator and state representative and her/his contact information

 

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