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Public Act 099-0376





Public Act 099-0376
SB1665 EnrolledLRB099 02766 RPS 22774 b

    AN ACT concerning regulation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Nursing Home Care Act is amended by changing
Section 1-113 as follows:
    (210 ILCS 45/1-113)  (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4151-113)
    Sec. 1-113. "Facility" or "long-term care facility" means a
private home, institution, building, residence, or any other
place, whether operated for profit or not, or a county home for
the infirm and chronically ill operated pursuant to Division
5-21 or 5-22 of the Counties Code, or any similar institution
operated by a political subdivision of the State of Illinois,
which provides, through its ownership or management, personal
care, sheltered care or nursing for 3 or more persons, not
related to the applicant or owner by blood or marriage. It
includes skilled nursing facilities and intermediate care
facilities as those terms are defined in Title XVIII and Title
XIX of the Federal Social Security Act. It also includes homes,
institutions, or other places operated by or under the
authority of the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs.
    "Facility" does not include the following:
        (1) A home, institution, or other place operated by the
    federal government or agency thereof, or by the State of
    Illinois, other than homes, institutions, or other places
    operated by or under the authority of the Illinois
    Department of Veterans' Affairs;
        (2) A hospital, sanitarium, or other institution whose
    principal activity or business is the diagnosis, care, and
    treatment of human illness through the maintenance and
    operation as organized facilities therefor, which is
    required to be licensed under the Hospital Licensing Act;
        (3) Any "facility for child care" as defined in the
    Child Care Act of 1969;
        (4) Any "Community Living Facility" as defined in the
    Community Living Facilities Licensing Act;
        (5) Any "community residential alternative" as defined
    in the Community Residential Alternatives Licensing Act;
        (6) Any nursing home or sanatorium operated solely by
    and for persons who rely exclusively upon treatment by
    spiritual means through prayer, in accordance with the
    creed or tenets of any well-recognized church or religious
    denomination. However, such nursing home or sanatorium
    shall comply with all local laws and rules relating to
    sanitation and safety;
        (7) Any facility licensed by the Department of Human
    Services as a community-integrated living arrangement as
    defined in the Community-Integrated Living Arrangements
    Licensure and Certification Act;
        (8) Any "Supportive Residence" licensed under the
    Supportive Residences Licensing Act;
        (9) Any "supportive living facility" in good standing
    with the program established under Section 5-5.01a of the
    Illinois Public Aid Code, except only for purposes of the
    employment of persons in accordance with Section 3-206.01;
        (10) Any assisted living or shared housing
    establishment licensed under the Assisted Living and
    Shared Housing Act, except only for purposes of the
    employment of persons in accordance with Section 3-206.01;
        (11) An Alzheimer's disease management center
    alternative health care model licensed under the
    Alternative Health Care Delivery Act;
        (12) A facility licensed under the ID/DD Community Care
    Act; or
        (13) A facility licensed under the Specialized Mental
    Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013; or .
        (14) A medical foster home, as defined in 38 CFR 17.73,
    that is under the oversight of the United States Department
    of Veterans Affairs.
(Source: P.A. 97-38, eff. 6-28-11; 97-227, eff. 1-1-12; 97-813,
eff. 7-13-12; 98-104, eff. 7-22-13.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2016