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 Bill Status of SB3131  99th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Wm. Sam McCann - Patricia Van Pelt and John G. Mulroe

House Sponsors
(Rep. Brandon W. Phelps - Jerry Costello, II, Edward J. Acevedo, Daniel V. Beiser, Elizabeth Hernandez, Silvana Tabares, Camille Y. Lilly, Kathleen Willis, Litesa E. Wallace, Rita Mayfield, André Thapedi, Elgie R. Sims, Jr. and Jay Hoffman)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 45/3-303.1from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-303.1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that upon application by a facility, the Director of Public Health may grant or renew a waiver of certain staffing requirements for registered nurses, considering specified criteria, if the facility demonstrates to the Director's satisfaction that the facility is unable, despite diligent efforts, including offering wages at a competitive rate for registered nurses in the community, to employ the required number of registered nurses. Provides that the Director may not grant or renew such waivers for certain minimum nurse staffing requirements contained in federal regulations to facilities that are Medicare-certified or both Medicare-certified and Medicaid-certified. Provides that these waivers shall be reviewed quarterly by the Department of Public Health, including requiring a demonstration by the facility that it has continued to make diligent efforts to employ the required number of registered nurses, and shall be revoked for noncompliance with certain requirements. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
210 ILCS 45/3-303.1
Adds reference to:
210 ILCS 45/1-101from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4151-101

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

DateChamber Action
  2/19/2016SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  2/19/2016SenateFirst Reading
  2/19/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/8/2016SenateAssigned to Public Health
  3/16/2016SenatePostponed - Public Health
  4/6/2016SenateDo Pass Public Health; 009-000-000
  4/6/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 7, 2016
  4/6/2016SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  4/7/2016SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  4/14/2016SenateSecond Reading
  4/14/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 18, 2016
  4/21/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  4/21/2016HouseArrived in House
  5/2/2016HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  5/3/2016HouseFirst Reading
  5/3/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  11/14/2016HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  11/15/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  11/16/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  11/16/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  11/16/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  11/16/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  11/16/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  11/16/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  11/16/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  11/16/2016HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  11/16/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. André Thapedi
  11/16/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  11/28/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  11/28/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  11/28/2016HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  11/29/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  11/29/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Appropriations-Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  11/29/2016HouseDo Pass as Amended / Standard Debate Appropriations-Human Services Committee; 011-008-000
  11/29/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  11/29/2016HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
  11/29/2016HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Standard Debate
  1/3/2017HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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