2017 Illinois Compiled Statutes
Chapter 405 - MENTAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
405 ILCS 80/ - Developmental Disability and Mental Disability Services Act.
(405 ILCS 80/Art. V heading)
(405 ILCS 80/5-1) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 1805-1)
Sec. 5-1. As the mental health and developmental disabilities or intellectual disabilities authority for the State of Illinois, the Department of Human Services shall have the authority to license, certify and prescribe standards governing the programs and services provided under this Act, as well as all other agencies or programs which provide home-based or community-based services to persons with mental disabilities, except those services, programs or agencies established under or otherwise subject to the Child Care Act of 1969, the Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013, the ID/DD Community Care Act, or the MC/DD Act, as now or hereafter amended, and this Act shall not be construed to limit the application of those Acts.
(Source: P.A. 98-104, eff. 7-22-13; 99-143, eff. 7-27-15; 99-180, eff. 7-29-15; 99-642, eff. 7-28-16.)
(405 ILCS 80/5-2) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 1805-2)
Sec. 5-2. The Department shall have all powers and duties necessary to implement this Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-921.)
(405 ILCS 80/5-3) (from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 1805-3)
Sec. 5-3. The Department shall adopt rules pursuant to the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to implement this Act. The rules shall include the intake procedures, application process and eligibility requirements for those who apply for services under the Act. The Department will convene a family advisory council and seek advice from the council on ways to appropriately implement Articles II and III of the Act.
(Source: P.A. 86-921.)
(405 ILCS 80/5-4)
Sec. 5-4. Home and Community-Based Services Waivers; autism spectrum disorder. A person diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder may be assessed for eligibility for services under Home and Community-Based Services Waivers for persons with developmental disabilities, without regard to whether that person is also diagnosed with an intellectual disability, so long as the person otherwise meets applicable level-of-care criteria under those waivers. This amendatory Act of the 95th General Assembly does not create any new entitlement to a service, program, or benefit, but shall not affect any entitlement to a service, program, or benefit created by any other law.
(Source: P.A. 97-227, eff. 1-1-12.)