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 Bill Status of HB5218  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  CNA EXAM IN SPANISH

House Sponsors
Rep. Barbara Hernandez, Dagmara Avelar and Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/11/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 45/3-206from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-206


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall adopt rules requiring the nursing assistant certification exam to be offered in both English and Spanish. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the Department of Public Health shall not place any restrictions on which candidates may take the CNA exam in Spanish, including, but not limited to, any requirement to be employed by a facility prior to testing or any requirement for a specified number of facility residents to speak a specific language.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  2/9/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2024HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  2/28/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Barbara Hernandez
  2/28/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/5/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/6/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  3/6/2024HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Health Care Licenses Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/6/2024HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 011-000-000
  3/6/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez
  4/11/2024HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

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