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Full Text of HB0808  95th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced 2/7/2007, by Rep. Elizabeth Coulson


210 ILCS 9/35

    Amends the Assisted Living and Shared Housing Act. In connection with the issuance of a license under the Act, requires that all employees (instead of only direct care staff) meet the requirements of the Health Care Worker Background Check Act. Effective immediately.

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1     AN ACT concerning regulation.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Assisted Living and Shared Housing Act is
5 amended by changing Section 35 as follows:
6     (210 ILCS 9/35)
7     Sec. 35. Issuance of license.
8     (a) Upon receipt and review of an application for a license
9 and review of the applicant establishment, the Director may
10 issue a license if he or she finds:
11         (1) that the individual applicant, or the corporation,
12     partnership, or other entity if the applicant is not an
13     individual, is a person responsible and suitable to operate
14     or to direct or participate in the operation of an
15     establishment by virtue of financial capacity, appropriate
16     business or professional experience, a record of lawful
17     compliance with lawful orders of the Department and lack of
18     revocation of a license issued under this Act or the
19     Nursing Home Care Act during the previous 5 years;
20         (2) that the establishment is under the supervision of
21     a full-time director who is at least 21 years of age with
22     ability, training, and education appropriate to meet the
23     needs of the residents and to manage the operations of the



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1     establishment and who participates in ongoing training for
2     these purposes;
3         (3) that the establishment has staff sufficient in
4     number with qualifications, adequate skills, education,
5     and experience to meet the 24 hour scheduled and
6     unscheduled needs of residents and who participate in
7     ongoing training to serve the resident population;
8         (4) that all employees direct care staff meet the
9     requirements of the Health Care Worker Background Check
10     Act;
11         (5) that the applicant is in substantial compliance
12     with this Act and such other requirements for a license as
13     the Department by rule may establish under this Act;
14         (6) that the applicant pays all required fees;
15         (7) that the applicant has provided to the Department
16     an accurate disclosure document in accordance with the
17     Alzheimer's Special Care Disclosure Act and in substantial
18     compliance with Section 150 of this Act.
19     Any license issued by the Director shall state the physical
20 location of the establishment, the date the license was issued,
21 and the expiration date. All licenses shall be valid for one
22 year, except as provided in Section 40. Each license shall be
23 issued only for the premises and persons named in the
24 application, and shall not be transferable or assignable.
25 (Source: P.A. 93-141, eff. 7-10-03.)
26     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon



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1 becoming law.