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 Bill Status of HB5828  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  RURAL AMBUL-FIRST RESPONDERS

House Sponsors
Rep. Donald L. Moffitt - Brandon W. Phelps - Mike Bost - Jerry F. Costello, II - John D. Cavaletto, Patrick J. Verschoore, Mike Smiddy, Tom Demmer, Charles E. Meier, David R. Leitch, Rich Brauer and Patricia R. Bellock

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Chapin Rose )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/13/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0881

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 50/3.87


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. In a provision concerning rural ambulance service upgrades, provides that notwithstanding the service level of an ambulance, a first responder licensed by the Department of Public Health is authorized to function as a first responder.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Provides that a rural vehicle service provider may apply for an in-field service level upgrade. Defines "rural vehicle service provider". Provides that if a rural vehicle service provider is approved for an in-field service level upgrade, then that rural vehicle service provider is authorized to function at the highest level of emergency medical technician license held by any person staffing the ambulance, alternate response vehicle, or specialized emergency medical services vehicle. Provides procedures for a rural vehicle service provider to apply for an in-field service level upgrade. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Reinserts the provisions of the engrossed bill with the following changes: (1) in a provision concerning in-field service level upgrades for certain vehicles, removes a reference to ambulances operated by a rural vehicle service provider; (2) in provisions concerning an ambulance service provider's or rural service provider's proposal for an in-field service level upgrade, provides that the proposal must include (i) the manner in which the provider will store advanced life support equipment, supplies, and medications and (ii) a statement that the provider will have that vehicle inspected by the Department of Public Health annually; and (3) provides that if a rural ambulance service provider or rural vehicle service provider is approved for an in-field service level upgrade, all the advanced life support medical supplies, durable medical equipment, and medications on the vehicle must be environmentally controlled. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  2/14/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/19/2014HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/19/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  3/19/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/24/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/26/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Health Care Licenses Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/26/2014HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 008-000-000
  3/26/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Cavaletto
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Smiddy
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Meier
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  3/27/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  4/2/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  4/2/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/2/2014SenateArrive in Senate
  4/2/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 3, 2014
  4/2/2014SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Chapin Rose
  4/3/2014SenateFirst Reading
  4/3/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/30/2014SenateAssigned to Public Health
  5/7/2014SenatePostponed - Public Health
  5/7/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  5/7/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/12/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  5/13/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/13/2014SenateDo Pass as Amended Public Health; 005-000-000
  5/13/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 14, 2014
  5/15/2014SenateSecond Reading
  5/15/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2014
  5/19/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-000-000
  5/20/2014HouseArrived in House
  5/20/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/26/2014HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  5/26/2014HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/27/2014HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/29/2014HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 114-000-000
  5/29/2014HouseHouse Concurs
  5/29/2014HousePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2014HouseSent to the Governor
  8/13/2014HouseGovernor Approved
  8/13/2014HouseEffective Date August 13, 2014
  8/13/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0881

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