Bill Status of SB1454  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Sue Rezin

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2023SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2805/2.01c

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Veterans' Affairs Act. Defines "outbreak" as 2 or more individuals, employees, staff, or residents living within or employed by a Veterans Home contracting an infectious disease within 48 hours of the first diagnosis. Provides that if a Veterans Home administrator or a member of the administrative staff is notified that an outbreak has occurred, the Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Department of Public Health shall conduct an onsite visit to assess the status of the spread and determine if any additional actions can be taken to lessen exposure to the disease. Provides that the Department of Veterans' Affairs and Department of Public Health are to conduct the site visit as soon as practical, but in no event shall the visit be delayed later than the end of the next business day. Requires the Department of Veterans' Affairs to post specific information on its website upon conducting a site visit.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Sue Rezin
  2/7/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2023SenateReferred to Assignments