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 Bill Status of HB4388  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  FREESTANDING EMERGENCY CENTERS

House Sponsors
Rep. Grant Wehrli - Natalie A. Manley - Ron Sandack - Christian L. Mitchell, Mark Batinick, Patricia R. Bellock, Litesa E. Wallace and Stephanie A. Kifowit

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Michael Connelly - Linda Holmes - Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Thomas Cullerton and Chris Nybo)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/5/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0710

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 50/32.5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Requires a freestanding emergency center (FEC) to limits its participation in the EMS System strictly to receiving a limited number of ambulance runs by emergency medical vehicles as pre-approved by both the EMS Medical Director and the Department of Public Health and according to the FEC's 24-hour capabilities and protocols developed by the Resource Hospital within the FEC's designated EMS System. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Requires a freestanding emergency center to limit its participation in the EMS System strictly to receiving a limited number of patients by ambulance (rather than a limited number of ambulance runs by emergency medical vehicles) according to the freestanding emergency center's 24-hour capabilities, according to protocols developed by the Resource Hospital, and as pre-approved by both the EMS Medical Director and the Department of Public Health. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/5/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Grant Wehrli
  1/14/2016HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark Batinick
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  2/17/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Sandack
  3/1/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  3/2/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/4/2016HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  4/4/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Grant Wehrli
  4/4/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/5/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  4/8/2016HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) April 22, 2016
  4/13/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/13/2016HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 012-000-000
  4/13/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/13/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Litesa E. Wallace
  4/14/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  4/15/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 104-000-000
  4/18/2016SenateArrive in Senate
  4/18/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/18/2016SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  4/18/2016SenateFirst Reading
  4/18/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2016SenateAssigned to Public Health
  5/3/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/3/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  5/3/2016SenateDo Pass Public Health; 007-000-000
  5/3/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 4, 2016
  5/10/2016SenateSecond Reading
  5/10/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 11, 2016
  5/19/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  5/19/2016SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Nybo
  5/19/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/19/2016HousePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2016HouseSent to the Governor
  8/5/2016HouseGovernor Approved
  8/5/2016HouseEffective Date August 5, 2016
  8/5/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0710

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