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 Bill Status of HB5226  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Lou Lang, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Al Riley, Lisa M. Dugan and Elizabeth Coulson

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. William Delgado)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 45/2-107from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4152-107

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. Prohibits an owner, licensee, administrator, employee, or agent of a nursing home from exploiting a resident. Requires a nursing home employee or agent who becomes aware of such exploitation to report it. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that neither the Governor nor any agency or agency head under the jurisdiction of the Governor has any rulemaking authority under the amendatory Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion.

House Committee Amendment No. 2
Changes references from "exploitation" to "financial exploitation", and provides that for the purpose of these provisions in the Nursing Home Care Act, "financial exploitation" has the meaning described in provisions of the Criminal Code of 1961 in connection with the offense of financial exploitation of an elderly person or a person with a disability.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  2/14/2008HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2008HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  2/27/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Human Services Committee
  2/27/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Human Services Committee
  2/27/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/27/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/27/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 009-000-000
  2/27/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/27/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  2/27/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  2/27/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lisa M. Dugan
  2/27/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  2/28/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/6/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 104-000-000
  3/6/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  3/6/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 11, 2008
  3/13/2008SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  3/19/2008SenateFirst Reading
  3/19/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  5/15/2008SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2008; Substantive House Bills Out of Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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