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 Bill Status of SB0150  94th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. David Luechtefeld - Frank C. Watson - John O. Jones - Kirk W. Dillard, Pamela J. Althoff, Gary G. Dahl, Todd Sieben, William E. Peterson, Dave Syverson, Peter J. Roskam, Dan Rutherford, Dan Cronin and Kathleen L. Wojcik

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
5 ILCS 120/2from Ch. 102, par. 42
30 ILCS 105/5.640 new
55 ILCS 5/5-1005from Ch. 34, par. 5-1005
55 ILCS 5/Div. 6-34 heading new
55 ILCS 5/6-34001 new
55 ILCS 5/6-34002 new
215 ILCS 5/155.18from Ch. 73, par. 767.18
215 ILCS 5/155.18a new
215 ILCS 5/155.19from Ch. 73, par. 767.19
215 ILCS 5/402from Ch. 73, par. 1014
215 ILCS 5/1204from Ch. 73, par. 1065.904
215 ILCS 5/Art. XLV heading new
215 ILCS 5/1501 new
215 ILCS 5/1502 new
215 ILCS 5/1503 new
215 ILCS 5/1504 new
215 ILCS 5/1505 new
215 ILCS 5/1506 new
215 ILCS 5/1507 new
215 ILCS 5/1508 new
215 ILCS 5/1509 new
5 ILCS 80/4.17
5 ILCS 80/4.26 new
225 ILCS 60/7from Ch. 111, par. 4400-7
225 ILCS 60/22from Ch. 111, par. 4400-22
225 ILCS 60/23from Ch. 111, par. 4400-23
225 ILCS 60/24from Ch. 111, par. 4400-24
225 ILCS 60/36from Ch. 111, par. 4400-36
705 ILCS 105/27.10 new
710 ILCS 15/8from Ch. 10, par. 208
710 ILCS 15/9from Ch. 10, par. 209
735 ILCS 5/2-402from Ch. 110, par. 2-402
735 ILCS 5/2-622from Ch. 110, par. 2-622
735 ILCS 5/2-1105.01 new
735 ILCS 5/2-1107.1from Ch. 110, par. 2-1107.1
735 ILCS 5/2-1109from Ch. 110, par. 2-1109
735 ILCS 5/2-1114from Ch. 110, par. 2-1114
735 ILCS 5/2-1701from Ch. 110, par. 2-1701
735 ILCS 5/2-1702from Ch. 110, par. 2-1702
735 ILCS 5/2-1704from Ch. 110, par. 2-1704
735 ILCS 5/2-1704.5 new
735 ILCS 5/2-1706.5 new
735 ILCS 5/2-1721 new
735 ILCS 5/8-1901from Ch. 110, par. 8-1901
735 ILCS 5/8-2501from Ch. 110, par. 8-2501
735 ILCS 5/2-1705 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1705
735 ILCS 5/2-1706 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1706
735 ILCS 5/2-1707 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1707
735 ILCS 5/2-1708 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1708
735 ILCS 5/2-1709 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1709
735 ILCS 5/2-1710 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1710
735 ILCS 5/2-1711 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1711
735 ILCS 5/2-1712 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1712
735 ILCS 5/2-1713 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1713
735 ILCS 5/2-1714 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1714
735 ILCS 5/2-1715 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1715
735 ILCS 5/2-1716 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1716
735 ILCS 5/2-1717 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1717
735 ILCS 5/2-1718 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1718
735 ILCS 5/2-1719 rep.from Ch. 110, par. 2-1719
745 ILCS 49/25
745 ILCS 49/30

Synopsis As Introduced
Makes legislative findings. Amends the Open Meetings Act, Counties Code, and the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides for creation of risk retention trusts for the pooling of risks to provide professional liability coverage for its physicians and health care professionals providing medical care and related health care. Authorizes a county board to incur indebtedness to ensure the availability of and improve hospital, medical, and health services. Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act to extend the repeal of the Medical Practice Act of 1987 to 2016. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Makes numerous changes concerning medical liability insurance rates and regulation. Requires the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation to establish a Professional Liability Insurance Resource Center on the World Wide Web, and amends the Clerks of Courts Act to require court clerks to provide certain relevant information. Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987. Makes changes concerning medical coordinators, investigators, discipline, disciplinary proceedings, records, disclosure of information, incidents to which the Act applies, and immunity. Amends the Health Care Arbitration Act by making changes concerning distribution, validity, and cancellation of a health care arbitration agreement and making various other changes. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure by: making changes concerning extension of the period for naming a respondent in discovery as a defendant, jury instructions in healing art malpractice actions, the affidavit and report based on the determination of a reviewing health professional, and the amount of the recovery in healing art malpractice actions; limiting liability of a hospital for the medical care provided by a non-employee member of the hospital's medical staff; contingent fees in medical malpractice actions and standards for damages; providing that a statement that a health care provider is "sorry" for an outcome is not admissible as evidence under specified circumstances; changing and adding provisions concerning expert witness standards and guaranteed payment of future medical expenses; and making other changes. Repeals numerous provisions of the Code of Civil Procedure concerning medical malpractice actions. Amends the Illinois Good Samaritan Act. Expands the immunity for civil damages provided for services performed (i) without compensation at, or upon referral from, free medical clinics and (ii) by retired physicians pursuant to an emergency department on call list. Makes other changes. Creates the Sorry Works! Pilot Program Act under which participating hospitals and physicians shall promptly acknowledge and apologize for mistakes in patient care and promptly offer fair settlements. Creates a committee to develop, oversee, and implement the program and specifies the committee's membership. Creates the Sorry Works! Fund as a special fund in the State treasury and amends the State Finance Act to include the Sorry Works! Fund as a special fund. Contains provisions concerning applicability and construction. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/2/2005SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. David Luechtefeld
  2/2/2005SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Frank C. Watson
  2/2/2005SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. John O. Jones
  2/2/2005SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  2/2/2005SenateCo-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/2/2005SenateCo-Sponsor Sen. Gary G. Dahl
  2/2/2005SenateFirst Reading
  2/2/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  2/2/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Todd Sieben
  2/2/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. William E. Peterson
  2/3/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Syverson
  2/4/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Peter J. Roskam
  2/10/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Rutherford
  2/17/2005SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  2/24/2005SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/1/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Cronin
  3/2/2005SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/9/2005SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/10/2005SenateMotion Filed Sen. David Luechtefeld; J. Jones, Dahl, W. Jones, Lauzen, Radogno, Syverson, Winkel, Rauschenberger, Pankau, Burzynski, D. Sullivan, Geo-Karis, Roskam, Althoff, Risinger, Righter, Bomke, Sieben, Petka, Wojcik, Rutherford, Brady, Dillard, Cronin, Peterson, Watson-Pursuant to Senate Rule 7-9, Discharge the Senate Judiciary Committee from further consideration of SB 150 and place bill on the order of 2nd Reading.
  3/16/2005SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/17/2005SenateRe-referred to Rules
  3/17/2005SenateRe-assigned to Executive
  3/17/2005SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Extended to April 30, 2005
  3/17/2005SenateMotion Filed Sen. David Luechtefeld; Pursuant to Senate rule 7-9, Senate Bill 150 be discharged from the Senate Executive Committee and be placed on the order of 2nd Reading.
  4/13/2005SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Kathleen L. Wojcik
  7/1/2005SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Rules
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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