TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER c: LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES
PART 300 SKILLED NURSING AND INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES CODE
SECTION 300.340 INCORPORATED AND REFERENCED MATERIALS


 

Section 300.340  Incorporated and Referenced Materials

 

a)         The following regulations and standards are incorporated in this Part:

 

1)         Private and professional association standards:

 

A)        ANSI/ASME Standard No. A17.1-2000, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, which may be obtained from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) International, 22 Law Drive, Box 2900, Fairfield, New Jersey 07007-2900.

 

B)        American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), Handbook of Fundamentals (2001), and Handbook of Applications (1999), which may be obtained from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning Engineers, Inc., 1791 Tullie Circle, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30329.

 

C)        American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International Standard No. E90-02 (1996):  Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of Airborne Sound Transmission Loss of Building Partitions and Elements, and Standard No. E84-08a, Standard Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials (2006), which may be obtained from ASTM International, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, P.O. Box C700, West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 19428-2959.

 

D)        International Building Code (IBC) (2000), which may be obtained from the International Code Council (ICC), 4051 W. Flossmoor Road, Country Club Hills, Illinois 60478-5795.

 

E)        For existing facilities (see Subpart O), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard No. 101:  Life Safety Code, Appendix B (1981) and the following additional standards, which may be obtained from the National Fire Protection Association, 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169:

 

i)          No. 10 (1978):  Standards for Portable Extinguishers

 

ii)         No. 13 (1980):  Standards for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems

 

iii)        No. 54 (1999):  National Fuel Gas Code

 

iv)        No. 56F (1977):  Standards for Non-Flammable Medical Gas Systems

 

v)         No. 70 (1981):  National Electric Code

 

vi)        No. 90A (1999):  Standard for the Installation of Air Conditioning and Ventilating Systems

 

vii)       No. 96 (1998):  Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations

 

viii)      No. 220 (1979):  Standard Types of Building Construction

 

ix)        No. 253 (1978):  Flooring Radiant Heat Energy Test

 

x)         No. 255 (1972):  Test of Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials

 

xi)        Appendix C (1981): Fire Safety Evaluation System for Health Occupancies

 

F)         For new facilities (see Subpart N), the following standards of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), which may be obtained from the National Fire Protection Association, 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts 02169:

 

i)          NFPA 17A, Standard for Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems – 2002 Edition

 

ii)         NFPA 20, Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection – 1999 Edition

 

iii)        NFPA 22, Standard for Water Tanks for Private Fire Protection – 1998 Edition

 

iv)        NFPA 24, Standard for the Installation of Private Fire Service Mains and Their Appurtenances – 2002 Edition

 

v)         NFPA 50, Standard for Bulk Oxygen Systems at Consumer Sites – 2001 Edition

 

vi)        NFPA 54, National Fuel Gas Code − 1999 Edition

 

vii)       NFPA 70B, Recommended Practice for Electrical Equipment Maintenance – 2002 Edition

 

viii)      NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety Requirements for Employee Workplaces – 2000 Edition

 

ix)        NFPA 80A, Recommended Practice for Protection of Buildings from Exterior Fire Exposures – 2001 Edition

 

x)         NFPA 90A, Standard for the Installation of Air Conditioning and Ventilating Systems − 1999 Edition

 

xi)        NFPA 96, Standard for Ventilation Control and Fire Protection of Commercial Cooking Operations − 1998 Edition

 

xii)       NFPA 101, Life Safety Code – 2000 Edition

 

xiii)      NFPA 105, Recommended Practice for the Installation of Smoke-Control Door Assemblies – 1999 Edition

 

G)        For new and existing facilities (see Section 300.1610), NFPA 99:  Standard for Health Care Facilities – 2003 Edition.

 

H)        The following standards, which may be obtained from Underwriters Laboratories (UL), Inc., 333 Pfingsten Rd., Northbrook, Illinois 60062:

 

i)          Fire Resistance Directory (2003 Edition)

 

ii)         Building Material Directory (2003 Edition)  

 

I)         American Psychiatric Association, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) (1994), which may be obtained from the American Psychiatric Association, 1000 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1825, Arlington, Virginia, 22209-3901.

 

J)         American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Guidelines for Women's Health Care, Third Edition (2007), which may be obtained from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Distribution Center, P.O. Box 933104, Atlanta, Georgia  31193-3104 (800-762-2264). (See Section 300.3220.)

 

2)         Federal guidelines:

The following guidelines of the Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services, which may be obtained from the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), U.S. Department of Commerce, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, Virginia 22161.

 

A)        Guideline for Prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (October 1981)

 

B)        Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Health-Care Settings (October 2002)

 

C)        Guidelines for Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections (2002)

 

D)        Guideline for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection (1999)

 

E)        Guideline for Prevention of Nosocomial Pneumonia (February 1994)

 

F)         Guideline for Isolation Precautions in Hospitals (February 18, 1997)

 

G)        Guidelines for Infection Control in Health Care Personnel (1998)

 

3)         Federal regulations:

 

A)        21 CFR 1306, Prescriptions (April 1, 2002)

 

B)        42 CFR 483.151-156, Requirements for States and Long-Term Care Facilities (October 1, 2002)

 

b)         All incorporations by reference of federal regulations and the standards of nationally recognized organizations refer to the regulations and standards on the date specified and do not include any amendments or editions subsequent to the date specified.

 

c)         The following statutes and State regulations are referenced in this Part:

 

1)         Federal statutes:

 

A)        Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 USC 2000e et seq.)

 

B)        Social Security Act (42 USC 301 et seq., 1395 et seq. and 1396 et seq.)

 

C)        Controlled Substances Act (21 USC 802)

 

2)         State of Illinois statutes:

 

A)        Illinois Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependency Act [20 ILCS 305]

 

B)        Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act [430 ILCS 75]

 

C)        Child Care Act of 1969 [225 ILCS 10]

 

D)        Court of Claims Act [705 ILCS 505]

 

E)        Illinois Dental Practice Act [225 ILCS 25]

 

F)         Election Code [10 ILCS 5]

 

G)        Freedom of Information Act [5 ILCS 140]

 

H)        General Not For Profit Corporation Act of 1986 [805 ILCS 105]

 

I)         Hospital Licensing Act [210 ILCS 85]

 

J)         Illinois Controlled Substances Act [720 ILCS 570]

 

K)        Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act [20 ILCS 3960]

 

L)        Illinois Municipal Code [65 ILCS 5]

 

M)       Nurse Practice Act [225 ILCS 65]

 

N)        Illinois Occupational Therapy Practice Act [225 ILCS 75]

 

O)        Illinois Physical Therapy Act [225 ILCS 90]

 

P)         Life Care Facilities Act [210 ILCS 40]

 

Q)        Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act [745 ILCS 10]

 

R)        Medical Practice Act of 1987 [225 ILCS 60]

 

S)         Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code [405 ILCS 5]

 

T)         Nursing Home Administrators Licensing and Disciplinary Act [225 ILCS 70]

 

U)        Nursing Home Care Act [210 ILCS 45]

 

V)        Pharmacy Practice Act [225 ILCS 85]

 

W)       Private Sewage Disposal Licensing Act [225 ILCS 225]

 

X)        Probate Act of 1975 [775 ILCS 5]

 

Y)        Illinois Public Aid Code [305 ILCS 5]

 

Z)        Safety Glazing Materials Act [430 ILCS 60]

 

AA)     Illinois Administrative Procedure Act [5 ILCS 100]

 

BB)     Clinical Psychologist Licensing Act [225 ILCS 15]

 

CC)     Dietetic and Nutrition Services Practice Act [225 ILCS 30]

 

DD)     Health Care Worker Background Check Act [225 ILCS 46]

 

EE)      Clinical Social Work and Social Work Practice Act [225 ILCS 20]

 

FF)      Living Will Act [755 ILCS 35]

 

GG)     Powers of Attorney for Health Care Law [755 ILCS 45/Art. IV]

 

HH)     Health Care Surrogate Act [755 ILCS 45]

 

II)        Right of Conscience Act [745 ILCS 70]

 

JJ)        Abused and Neglected Long-Term Care Facility Residents Reporting Act [210 ILCS 30]

 

KK)     Supportive Residences Licensing Act [210 ILCS 65]

 

LL)       Community Residential Alternatives Licensing Act [210 ILCS 40]

 

MM)    Community Living Facilities Licensing Act [210 ILCS 35]

 

NN)     Community-Integrated Living Arrangements Licensure and Certification Act [210 ILCS 135]

 

OO)      Counties Code [55 ILCS 5]

 

PP)      Professional Counselor and Clinical Professional Counselor Licensing Act [225 ILCS 107]

 

QQ)     Podiatric Medical Practice Act of 1987 [225 ILCS 100]

 

RR)     Illinois Optometric Practice Act of 1987 [225 ILCS 80]

 

SS)      Physician Assistant Practice Act of 1987 [225 ILCS 95]

 

TT)      Alzheimer's Special Care Disclosure Act [210 ILCS 4]

 

UU)     Illinois Act on the Aging [20 ILCS 105]

 

VV)     Alternative Health Care Delivery Act [210 ILCS 3]

 

WW)   Assisted Living and Shared Housing Act [210 ILCS 9]

 

XX)     Language Assistance Services Act [210 ILCS 87]

 

3)         State of Illinois rules:

 

A)        Office of the State Fire Marshal, Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety (41 Ill. Adm. Code 120)

 

B)        Capital Development Board, Illinois Accessibility Code (71 Ill. Adm. Code 400)

 

C)        Department of Public Health:

 

i)          Control of Communicable Diseases Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 690)

 

ii)         Control of Sexually Transmissible Diseases Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 693)

 

iii)        Food Service Sanitation Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 750)

 

iv)        Illinois Plumbing Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 890)

 

v)         Private Sewage Disposal Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 905)

 

vi)        Drinking Water Systems Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 900)

 

vii)       Illinois Water Well Construction Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 920)

 

viii)      Illinois Water Well Pump Installation Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 925)

 

ix)        Access to Public Records of the Department of Public Health (2 Ill. Adm. Code 1127)

 

x)         Practice and Procedure in Administrative Hearings (77 Ill. Adm. Code 100)

 

xi)        Sheltered Care Facilities Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 330)

 

xii)       Intermediate Care for the Developmentally Disabled Facilities Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 350)

 

xiii)      Long-Term Care for Under Age 22 Facilities Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 390)

 

xiv)      Long-Term Care Assistants and Aides Training Programs Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 395)

 

xv)       Control of Tuberculosis Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 696)

 

xvi)      Health Care Worker Background Check Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 955)

 

xvii)     Language Assistance Services Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 940)

 

D)        Department of Financial and Professional Regulation:

 

i)          Controlled Substances Act (68 Ill. Adm. Code 3100)

 

ii)         Pharmacy Practice Act (68 Ill. Adm. Code 1330)

 

E)        Department of Human Services, Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Treatment and Intervention Licenses (77 Ill. Adm. Code 2060)

 

F)         Department of Natural Resources, Regulation of Construction within Flood Plains (17 Ill. Adm. Code 2706)

 

G)        Department of Healthcare and Family Services, Medical Payment (89 Ill. Adm. Code 140)

 

(Source:  Amended at 35 Ill. Reg. 3378, effective February 14, 2011)