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Full Text of HB1766  102nd General Assembly

HB1766 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY

  
  

 


 
102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
HB1766

 

Introduced 2/17/2021, by Rep. Maurice A. West, II

 

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
 
210 ILCS 45/2-218 new

    Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. Requires facilities licensed under the Act to annually publish a record of all Type "AA", Type "A", and Type "B" violations of the facility received from the Department of Public Health for a period of no less than 5 years prior to the year each record is published. Provides that the record must be published prominently on the facility's website. Provides disciplinary action for violation of the requirements. Effective January 1, 2022.


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FISCAL NOTE ACT MAY APPLY

 

 

A BILL FOR

 

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1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Nursing Home Care Act is amended by adding
5Section 2-218 as follows:
 
6    (210 ILCS 45/2-218 new)
7    Sec. 2-218. Publishing records of violations.
8    (a) A facility shall annually publish a record of all Type
9"AA", Type "A", and Type "B" violations of the facility
10received from the Department for a period of no less than 5
11years prior to the year each record is published. The record
12must be published prominently on the facility's website either
13on:
14        (1) the homepage; or
15        (2) a secondary page accessed from a prominent menu
16    option entitled "IDPH violations" at the top of the
17    website's homepage.
18    (b) A violation of this Section shall result in the
19following disciplinary action:
20        (1) For a first violation, a civil penalty of up to
21    $10,000.
22        (2) For a second violation, a civil penalty of up to
23    $25,000.

 

 

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1        (3) For a third or subsequent violation, a civil
2    penalty of up to $50,000, or suspension or revocation of
3    the facility's license under this Act, or both.
 
4    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect January
51, 2022.