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Full Text of SB1292  98th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning health facilities.
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 changing
5Section 3-304.1 and by adding Section 3-518 as follows:
6    (210 ILCS 45/3-304.1)
7    Sec. 3-304.1. Public computer access to information.
8    (a) The Department must make information regarding nursing
9homes in the State available to the public in electronic form
10on the World Wide Web, including all of the following
12        (1) who regulates nursing homes;
13        (2) information in the possession of the Department
14    that is listed in Sections 3-210 and 3-304;
15        (3) deficiencies and plans of correction;
16        (4) enforcement remedies;
17        (5) penalty letters;
18        (6) designation of penalty monies;
19        (7) the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services'
20    Health Care Financing Administration special projects or
21    federally required inspections;
22        (8) advisory standards;
23        (9) deficiency-free surveys;



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1        (10) enforcement actions and enforcement summaries;
2    and
3        (11) distressed facilities; and .
4        (12) the report submitted under Section 3-518.
5    (b) No fee or other charge may be imposed by the Department
6as a condition of accessing the information.
7    (c) The electronic public access provided through the World
8Wide Web shall be in addition to any other electronic or print
9distribution of the information.
10    (d) The information shall be made available as provided in
11this Section in the shortest practicable time after it is
12publicly available in any other form.
13(Source: P.A. 96-1372, eff. 7-29-10.)
14    (210 ILCS 45/3-518 new)
15    Sec. 3-518. Fines. Beginning January 15, 2014, and each
16January 15 thereafter, the Department shall submit to the
17General Assembly, the Department's Long-Term Care Facility
18Advisory Board, and the State Ombudsman an accounting of all
19federal and State fines received by the Department in the
20preceding fiscal year by the fund in which they have been
21deposited. For each fund, the report shall show the source of
22all moneys that are deposited into each fund and the purpose
23and amount of all expenditures from each fund.
24    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
25becoming law.