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 Bill Status of SB2296  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  ADVANCE DIRECTIVES REGISTRY

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Julie A. Morrison

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2018SenatePostponed - Public Health

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2310/2310-600


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall establish a registry, to be known as the Advance Directives Registry, under which residents of the State may submit specified advance directive forms to the Department. Provides that information in the Registry shall be made available to hospitals licensed under the Hospital Licensing Act or organized under the University of Illinois Hospital Act. Provides that in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct, the Department and its employees are immune from any civil or criminal liability in connection with the creation and maintenance of the Registry. Provides that the Department shall adopt any rules necessary to implement these provisions and shall provide information regarding use of the Registry on its website. Provides that a person who knowingly submits a document to the Registry without authorization or assists in such submission shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. Contains other provisions concerning the Registry.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  1/10/2018SenateFirst Reading
  1/10/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/24/2018SenateAssigned to Public Health
  2/7/2018SenatePostponed - Public Health

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