Creates the Police Mental Health Office Division in the Illinois Municipal Code. Subject to appropriation, requires, by October 1, 2024, the City of Chicago Police Department to establish a mental health office in 2 of its districts, the Peoria Police Department to establish one mental health office, and the Springfield Police Department to establish one mental health office. Provides that each office shall be overseen by the police department's mental health ombudsman or other person designated by the police department and the bargaining unit representing the department's peace officers. Provides that each office's primary area of focus shall be peace officer and crisis responder mental health services. Includes provisions relating to duties of a police department mental health office. Requires a social worker of the office to have or be working toward the social worker's certification as a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor. Includes provisions relating to privileged and confidential communications. Limits the concurrent exercise of home rule powers. Effective July 1, 2024.

Statutes affected:
Introduced: 65 ILCS 5/11