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Pending Illinois State Legislation

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 Music Therapy
Would allow Bachelor level to provide therapy
(IMHCA Opposes allowing
Bachelor level clinicians being license)
 SB2603 Not voted in committee - dead
Insurance Parity
Strengthens insurance parity law
HB68
Not voted in committee - dead
Lethal Violence Order of Protection
Creates the lethal violence order of protection act.
Allows for authorities to confiscate guns from an individual
Same as HB2354

HB772
Passed House and Senate
On order of concurrence

 Minors Mental Health
Expands the ability to provide outpatient mental health services to minors w/o parental consent (see Am #1)
HB1443
Passed both Houses
Lethal Violence Order of Protection
Creates the lethal violence order of protection act.
Allows for authorities to confiscate guns from an individual
Same as SB1291

HB2354
Passed both Houses
Divorce Parents
Provides that it is presumed that it is in the child's best interests to award equal time to each parent
 HB4113  Not voted in committee - Dead
Crime Victims Compensation Amends the Crime Victims Compensation Act to include reimbursement for mental health treatment
 HB4155 Not voted in committee - Dead
 Adds Social Workers

Amends Section 3-501 concerning outpatient counseling for
minors to include clinical social workers. Counselors and Psychologists are already included.

HB4441
Not voted in committee - Dead
 Health insurance Requires health insurance to cover specified treatment for serious mental health and emotional disturbances 
 HB4844 Not voted in committee - Dead
Military mental health training
Requires DHS to recognize persons with military mental health training as mental health professional
 HB4936 Passed both Houses
 FOID Act
Amends FOID Act to cover more people mental illnesses
(in-patient)

 HB5492  Not voted in committee - Dead
 Licensure reciprocity
Requires Illinois to accept social work and Counselor licenses from other states
HB5110
Sent to Governor
 Lethal Violence Order of Protection Creates the lethal violence order of protection act.
Allows for authorities to confiscate guns from an individual
Same as HB2354

 SB1291  Not voted in committee - Dead
Telehealth medicaid
Expands telehealth services in Medicaid law 
 SB3049Passed both Houses
 AZ Proposal to eliminate licensure
Proposed legislation
 AZ HB 2406
Held in committee
 In-school suspension program
In School suspension program promoting non-violent conflict resolution
HB5786
Passed both Houses

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