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 Bill Status of HB1684  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  HOSPITAL LICENSE-SAFE PATIENT

House Sponsors
Rep. Esther Golar - Thomas Holbrook - Lou Lang - Patricia R. Bellock, Barbara Flynn Currie, Ann Williams, Elaine Nekritz, Rich Brauer, William Cunningham, Sandy Cole, Al Riley and Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Linda Holmes )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/14/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0122

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 85/6.25


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Hospital Licensing Act. In the list of provisions to be incorporated into hospital policies regarding the risk of injury to patients and nurses and other health care workers associated with the lifting, transferring, repositioning, or movement of a patient, includes (1) the primacy of maintaining patient dignity, self-determination, and choice and (2) consideration of the feasibility of incorporating patient handling equipment or the physical space and construction design needed to incorporate that equipment in conjunction with federal handling equipment or the physical space and construction design needed to incorporate that equipment and federal guidelines known as Access to Medical Care for Individuals With Mobility Disabilities. Makes other changes. Effective on January 1, 2012.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Hospital Licensing Act in the provision concerning safe patient handling policy. Sets forth definitions for "safe lifting equipment and accessories" and "safe lifting team". Makes changes to the provision concerning the minimum requirements of a hospital's policy with regard to strategies to control the risk of injury to patients and nurses and other health care workers associated with the lifting, transferring, repositioning, or movement of a patient.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  2/16/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/16/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2011HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  2/23/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  3/1/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann Williams
  3/3/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  3/3/2011HouseChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  3/16/2011HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Health Care Licenses Committee; 003-000-000
  3/16/2011HouseRemains in Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/16/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 007-000-000
  3/16/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/23/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/30/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  3/30/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Cunningham
  3/31/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  3/31/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2011HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Esther Golar
  3/31/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  4/4/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/5/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/5/2011HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/5/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/5/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/7/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 110-000-000
  4/7/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  4/7/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  4/7/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  4/7/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/7/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 8, 2011
  4/7/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/8/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/8/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2011SenateAssigned to Public Health
  5/4/2011SenateDo Pass Public Health; 007-000-000
  5/4/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 5, 2011
  5/5/2011SenateSecond Reading
  5/5/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 6, 2011
  5/17/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  5/17/2011HousePassed Both Houses
  6/15/2011HouseSent to the Governor
  7/14/2011HouseGovernor Approved
  7/14/2011HouseEffective Date January 1, 2012
  7/14/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0122

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