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 Bill Status of HB4100  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  NURSES-VIOLENCE PREVENTION

House Sponsors
Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit - Keith R. Wheeler, Kathleen Willis and Frances Ann Hurley

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/12/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2805/2.07from Ch. 126 1/2, par. 67.07
110 ILCS 330/10 new
210 ILCS 46/2-219 new
210 ILCS 47/2-219 new
210 ILCS 85/9.7 new
225 ILCS 65/55-15
225 ILCS 65/60-20
225 ILCS 65/65-15
225 ILCS 65/Art. 85 heading new
225 ILCS 65/85-5 new
225 ILCS 65/85-10 new
225 ILCS 65/85-15 new
225 ILCS 65/85-20 new
730 ILCS 5/3-6-2from Ch. 38, par. 1003-6-2


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.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  9/25/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  10/2/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  10/4/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  10/11/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  10/12/2017HouseFirst Reading
  10/12/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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