Rep. Jim Durkin

Filed: 11/9/2018





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 5983 on page 3,
3immediately below line 11, by inserting the following:
4            "(E) Notwithstanding any other provision of this
5        Act, within at least 12 months of the effective date of
6        this amendatory Act of the 100th General Assembly, a
7        hospital licensed under the Hospital Licensing Act or
8        operated under the University of Illinois Hospital Act
9        shall discontinue its use of ethylene oxide for the
10        sterilization of medical products. The Agency shall
11        adopt rules to require the discontinuation of ethylene
12        oxide use at hospitals that take effect more than one
13        year after the effective date of this amendatory Act of
14        the 100th General Assembly.".