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 Bill Status of SB2526  96th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather Steans

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 70/17from Ch. 111, par. 3667
225 ILCS 70/17.1 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nursing Home Administrators Licensing and Disciplinary Act. Adds to the grounds for disciplinary action the failure to report certain specified events involving acts or conduct similar to acts or conduct which would constitute grounds for disciplinary action under the Act. Creates separate reporting requirements related to licensees under the Act for the following groups: (1) the chief administrator or executive officer of any health care institution licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health, including nursing homes; (2) any insurance company that offers policies of professional liability insurance to licensees or any other entity which seeks to indemnify the professional liability of a licensee; (3) the State's Attorney of each county; and (4) any agency, board, commission, department, or other instrumentality of the government of the State of Illinois. Provides that upon the receipt of any report required by the Act, the Department shall notify in writing, by certified mail, the person who is the subject of the report within 30 days after receipt by the Department of the report. Provides that the Department shall, in writing, make a determination as to whether there are sufficient facts to warrant further investigation or action and that failure to make such determination within the time provided shall be deemed to be a determination that there are not sufficient facts to warrant further investigation or action. Provides that any violation of the reporting provisions shall be a Class A misdemeanor. Provides for injunctive relief. Effective on January 1, 2011.

DateChamber Action
  1/12/2010SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Heather Steans
  1/12/2010SenateFirst Reading
  1/12/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/10/2010SenateAssigned to Public Health
  3/8/2010SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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