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Clear & Present Danger Reporting
Provides that the Department of State Police shall annually compile and submit a report to the Governor and General Assembly on the number of persons reported as posing a clear and present danger to themselves or others.
Children's Mental Health Local Integrated Fund Act Creates local children's mental health collaboratives.  HB0219
Mental Health Online Resource Database
Directs the Department of Public Health to create and maintain an online database and resource page on its website containing mental health resources specifically geared towards school counselors, parents, and teachers with the goal of connecting those people with mental health resources related to bullying and school shootings and encouraging information sharing. HB0907
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Higher Education Mental Health Act Requires the Board of Higher Education to establish the Advisory Commission on Serving and Supporting Students with Mental Health Disabilities in Institutions of Higher Education HB0908
Mental Health Income Tax Checkoff Fund Creates an income tax checkoff for the Mental Health Income Tax Checkoff Fund. Provides that moneys in the Fund may be used by the Department of Public Health for the purpose of making grants to providers of mental health services in the State. Effective immediately. HB0184
Health Care for All
Creates the Health Care for All Illinois Act that provides that all individuals residing in this State are covered under the Illinois Health Services Program for health insurance.  HB0207
Cannabis Instruction
Provides that beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, in every public school maintaining any of grades kindergarten through 12, there shall be instruction, study, and discussion on the side effects of cannabis when the use of cannabis is not authorized by the Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act.  HB0208
Health Insurer Claims Assessment Act Imposes an assessment of 1% on claims paid by a health insurance carrier or third-party administrator. Provides that the moneys received and collected under the Act shall be used solely for the purpose of funding Medicaid services. HB0272
Mental Health Instruction
Amends the Critical Health Problems and Comprehensive Health Education Act to require the instruction on mental health and illness to evaluate the multiple dimensions of health by reviewing the relationship between physical and mental health so as to enhance student understanding, attitudes, and behaviors that promote health, well-being, and human dignity. HB0205



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