92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0494
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GOOD SAMARITAN-DENTAL CLINIC                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends  the  Good  Samaritan  Act.   Adds  immunity  from   civil      
   liability  for  a  dental clinic that is a public health based program      
   providing dental care without charge  directly  to  the  patient,  and      
   deletes  a  requirement  that a free dental clinic provide dental care      
   without charge.  Provides  that  a  free  dental  clinic  may  receive      
   reimbursement from the Department of Public Aid or may receive partial      
   reimbursement from a patient.                                               
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Deletes amendatory changes and restores current law with  respect      
   to  the  definition  of  a "free dental clinic", providing that such a      
   clinic  is  a  program  providing  dental  care  without   charge   to      
   individuals unable to pay for their care.                                   
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0092

   Last action date: JUL-18-2001

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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