Sen. Dave Syverson

Filed: 3/19/2014





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 3465 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act is
5amended by changing Section 3 as follows:
6    (210 ILCS 5/3)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 157-8.3)
7    Sec. 3. As used in this Act, unless the context otherwise
8requires, the following words and phrases shall have the
9meanings ascribed to them:
10    (A) "Ambulatory surgical treatment center" means any
11institution, place or building devoted primarily to the
12maintenance and operation of facilities for the performance of
13surgical procedures, including any facility that meets and
14complies with the definition of, and is certified as, an
15ambulatory surgical center under the regulations of the Centers
16for Medicare and Medicaid Services provided in 42 CFR 416 or



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1any facility in which a medical or surgical procedure is
2utilized to terminate a pregnancy, irrespective of whether the
3facility is devoted primarily to this purpose. Such facility
4shall not provide beds or other accommodations for the
5overnight stay of patients; however, facilities devoted
6exclusively to the treatment of children may provide
7accommodations and beds for their patients for up to 23 hours
8following admission. Individual patients shall be discharged
9in an ambulatory condition without danger to the continued well
10being of the patients or shall be transferred to a hospital.
11    The term "ambulatory surgical treatment center" does not
12include any of the following:
13        (1) Any institution, place, building or agency
14    required to be licensed pursuant to the "Hospital Licensing
15    Act", approved July 1, 1953, as amended.
16        (2) Any person or institution required to be licensed
17    pursuant to the Nursing Home Care Act, the Specialized
18    Mental Health Rehabilitation Act, or the ID/DD Community
19    Care Act.
20        (3) Hospitals or ambulatory surgical treatment centers
21    maintained by the State or any department or agency
22    thereof, where such department or agency has authority
23    under law to establish and enforce standards for the
24    hospitals or ambulatory surgical treatment centers under
25    its management and control.
26        (4) Hospitals or ambulatory surgical treatment centers



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1    maintained by the Federal Government or agencies thereof.
2        (5) Any place, agency, clinic, or practice, public or
3    private, whether organized for profit or not, devoted
4    exclusively to the performance of dental or oral surgical
5    procedures.
6    (B) "Person" means any individual, firm, partnership,
7corporation, company, association, or joint stock association,
8or the legal successor thereof.
9    (C) "Department" means the Department of Public Health of
10the State of Illinois.
11    (D) "Director" means the Director of the Department of
12Public Health of the State of Illinois.
13    (E) "Physician" means a person licensed to practice
14medicine in all of its branches in the State of Illinois.
15    (F) "Dentist" means a person licensed to practice dentistry
16under the Illinois Dental Practice Act.
17    (G) "Podiatric physician" means a person licensed to
18practice podiatry under the Podiatric Medical Practice Act of
20(Source: P.A. 97-38, eff. 6-28-11; 97-227, eff. 1-1-12; 97-813,
21eff. 7-13-12; 98-214, eff. 8-9-13.)".