Bill Status of SB0179 103rd General Assembly
Short Description: HOSPITALS-METAL DETECTORS
Sen. Laura M. Murphy
|Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the University of Illinois Hospital Act and Hospital Licensing Act. Provides that a hospital shall maintain a metal detector at each point of entry into the hospital. Provides that a hospital shall ensure that all members of the public, other than the employees of the hospital who display proper credentials, who enter the hospital at a point of entry are subjected to screening by a metal detector. Provides that individuals subject to screening shall include, but not be limited to, individuals in wheelchairs. Defines "point of entry". Effective July 1, 2023.