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Full Text of HB4699  95th General Assembly



HB4699 Engrossed LRB095 18756 KBJ 44875 b

1     AN ACT concerning public health.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act
5 is amended by adding Section 3.1030 as follows:
6     (210 ILCS 50/3.1030 new)
7     Sec. 3.1030. Working group; Primary Stroke Center Systems.
8 The Director shall develop a working group to advise the
9 Department on Primary Stroke Center Systems. This work group
10 shall have representation from the following groups: EMS
11 Medical Directors; hospital administrators; neurologists from
12 accredited Primary Stroke Centers; EMS Coordinators; stroke
13 advocates; fire chiefs in Illinois; private ambulance
14 providers; and a representative from the State Emergency
15 Medical Services Advisory Council. This group shall also
16 develop and submit a statewide stroke assessment tool to the
17 Department for final approval. Once the tool has been approved,
18 a copy shall be disseminated to all EMS Systems for adoption no
19 later than January 15, 2010.
20     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
21 becoming law.