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.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Creates the Health Care Violence Prevention Act. Moves provisions concerning workplace violence against nurses in the introduced bill to the Health Care Violence Prevention Act and provides appropriate cross references in various Acts. Defines "health care worker". Applies certain provisions concerning workplace safety to health care workers. Provides for application of the Act. Provides that a workplace violence prevention program shall reference Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines for preventing workplace violence for health care and social service workers. Provides that the Department of Public Health and Department of Veterans' Affairs may by rule adopt additional criteria for workplace violence prevention programs. In provisions amending the Unified Code of Corrections, makes changes concerning requirements that an institution or facility of the Department of Corrections, the Department of Juvenile Justice, a county, or a municipality shall meet when a person receives medical care and treatment at a place other than the institution or facility. Provides that hospitals or medical facilities shall establish protocols for the receipt of incarcerated persons. Makes other changes.
Fiscal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 2 (Dept. of Public Health)
This Bill has minimal or no fiscal impact to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Land Conveyance Appraisal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Dept. of Transportation)
No land conveyances are included in this bill; therefore, there are no appraisals to be filed.
HB 4100 (H-AM 3) will not amend any public pension fund or retirement system in Illinois.
State Debt Impact Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Government Forecasting & Accountability)
HB 4100 (H-AM 3) would not change the amount of authorization for any type of State-issued or State-supported bond, and, therefore, would not affect the level of State indebtedness.
Judicial Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Admin Office of the Illinois Courts)
This bill would neither increase nor decrease the number of judges needed in the State of Illinois.
Balanced Budget Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Office of Management and Budget)
The Balanced Budget Note Act does not apply to this bill as it is not a supplemental appropriation that increases or decreases appropriations. Under the Act, a balanced budget note must be prepared only for bills that change a general funds appropriation for the fiscal year in which the new bill is enacted.
Housing Affordability Impact Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Housing Development Authority)
This bill will have no effect on the cost of constructing, purchasing, owning, or selling a single-family residence.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts provisions of the bill as amended by House Amendment No. 4 with the following changes: In the Health Care Violence Prevention Act, removes facilities subject to the MC/DD Act and the ID/DD Community Care Act from the definition of "health care provider". Provides that if a committed person receives medical care and treatment at a place other than an institution or facility of the Department of Corrections, the Department of Juvenile Justice, a county, or a municipality, then the institution or facility shall ensure that the transferred committed person is accompanied by the most comprehensive medical records possible (rather than accompanied by all available medical records). Makes changes concerning the circumstances under which a committed person shall be restrained and the types of restraints. Amends the County Jail Act. Provides that restraint of a pregnant female prisoner in the custody of the Cook County shall comply with specified provisions of the Counties Code. Makes other changes.
State Mandates Fiscal Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
This bill does not create a State mandate
Home Rule Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
This bill does not pre-empt home rule authority.
Correctional Note, House Floor Amendment No. 3 (Dept of Corrections)
There is no corrections population impact or fiscal impact to the Department of Corrections.