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 Bill Status of HB1665  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  HOME BIRTH INTEGRATION ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Robyn Gabel, Thomas Morrison, Maria Antonia Berrios and Dwight Kay

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
225 ILCS 60/4from Ch. 111, par. 4400-4
225 ILCS 65/50-15was 225 ILCS 65/5-15


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Home Birth Integration Act. Provides that beginning January 1 2013, Illinois hospitals shall implement emergency transfer protocols for home birth patients developed in collaboration with community midwives or their agent. Sets forth the requirements for the protocols. Provides that the Department of Public Health and the Illinois Council of Certified Professional Midwives or their agent shall jointly develop guidelines for the implementation of the Act. Provides that the guidelines shall be communicated to the trauma center medical directors committees and the medical directors committees of each EMS region in this State within 6 months after the effective date of the Act. Sets forth a provision concerning the powers and duties of the Department and rules and vicarious liability. Amends the Medical Practice Act of 1987 and the Nurse Practice Act to exempt community midwives engaged in the transport and transfer of care of home birth mothers or infants in a case of emergency. Makes other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/15/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/15/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2011HouseAssigned to Health & Healthcare Disparities Committee
  3/9/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
  3/15/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  3/16/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/16/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health & Healthcare Disparities Committee
  3/17/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health & Healthcare Disparities Committee; 009-006-000
  3/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/29/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  4/7/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  4/7/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/12/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Health & Healthcare Disparities Committee
  4/14/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2011HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  4/15/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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