Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code amended. 095-0602April 2008Illinois Law Update, Page 180The Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code, 405 ILCS 5/1-100 et seq, has been amended to add a new section defining "Dangerous conduct," and by changing other existing definitions concerning a person's awareness of the need for treatment.
Internet Caller Identification Act created. PA 095-0413March 2008Illinois Law Update, Page 124An Internet Caller Identification Act has been created. 815 ILCS 517/1 et seq. Section 5 of the new act defines "caller identification" as a "display of the caller's telephone number or identity to the recipient of the call."
Nursing Home Care Act amended. PA 095-0031January 2008Illinois Law Update, Page 16The Nursing Home Care Act has been amended to include minimum standards adopted by the Department of Public Health for the operation of nursing homes. 210 ILCS 45/3-202.
Clean Coal FutureGen for Illinois Act passed. PA 095-0018December 2007Illinois Law Update, Page 632The Illinois General Assembly has created the Clean Coal FutureGen for Illinois Act which provides “liability protection and permitting certainty to facilitate the siting of the FutureGen Project in the State of Illinois.”
New Consumer Remedies for UPLBy Melinda J. BentleyDecember 2007Column, Page 631A new law allows clients to sue for UPL damages under the Illinois Attorney Act.
Small-trust-termination amendment gets mixed reviewsBy Helen W. GunnarssonDecember 2007LawPulse, Page 622It’s good to allow trustees to terminate small trusts when fees are consuming income. But should income, rather than remainder, beneficiaries automatically get the proceeds?
AIDS Confidentiality Act amended. PA 095-0007November 2007Illinois Law Update, Page 576The Illinois General Assembly has changed the AIDS Confidentiality Act concerning informed consent for HIV testing and anonymous access to test results.