Rep. Bob Biggins

Filed: 5/6/2008





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 4699, AS AMENDED, by
3 replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
4 following:
5     "Section 5. The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems
6 Act is amended by adding Section 3.1030 as follows:
7     (210 ILCS 50/3.1030 new)
8     Sec. 3.1030. Working group; Primary Stroke Center Systems.
9 The Director shall develop a working group to advise the
10 Department on Primary Stroke Center Systems. This work group
11 shall have representation from the following groups: EMS
12 Medical Directors; neurologists from accredited Primary Stroke
13 Centers; EMS Coordinators; the American Stroke Association;
14 the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association; private ambulance
15 providers; and a representative from the State Emergency
16 Medical Services Advisory Council. This group shall also



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1 develop and submit a statewide stroke assessment tool to the
2 Department for final approval. Once the tool has been approved,
3 a copy shall be disseminated to all EMS Systems for adoption no
4 later than January 15, 2010.
5     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
6 becoming law.".