Bill Status of HB4100 100th General Assembly
Short Description: NURSES-VIOLENCE PREVENTION
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit - Keith R. Wheeler, Kathleen Willis and Frances Ann Hurley
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
|225 ILCS 65/Art. 85 heading new|
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Defines "retail health care facility". Creates provisions concerning workplace violence against nurses in specified medical facilities concerning notice, contacting law enforcement, and mental health services. Requires specified medical facilities to create a workplace violence prevention program with specified requirements. Provides whistleblower protections for any nurse of a specified medical facility if management retaliates against the nurse for certain actions. Provides appropriate cross references in the Department of Veterans Affairs Act, the University of Illinois Hospital Act, the MC/DD Act, the ID/DD Community Care Act, and the Hospital Licensing Act. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that Department of Corrections and Department of Juvenile Justice institutions or facilities shall provide notice and specified protections when a committed person is transferred out of the institution or facility to receive medical care and treatment.