HOLBROOK-RYAN-JONES,SHIRLEY-HOFFMAN-DAVIS,STEVE, KENNER AND HOWARD.
NURSING HOME CR-PRENOTIFY
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that inspectors and
employees of the Department who notify a facility of a pending
complaint investigation or inspection shall be guilty of a Class A
misdemeanor, fined no more than $2,500, and subject to disciplinary
action by their employer. Provides that superiors who knowingly
allowed the prenotification shall be subject to the same penalties.
Provides that the Department must file a complaint with the Attorney
General or the appropriate State's Attorney within 30 days after
discovering information that leads to a good faith belief that a
person has prenotified a facility.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Limits the misdemeanor to intentional violations. Deletes the
amount of the fine.
FISCAL NOTE (Department of Public Health)
HB 313 will have no fiscal impact on the Department of Public
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0209
Last action date: AUG-02-2001
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
END OF INQUIRY
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