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Full Text of HB5930  99th General Assembly

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1    AN ACT concerning regulation.
 
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
 
4    Section 5. The Department of Employment Security Law of the
5Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by changing
6Section 1005-45 as follows:
 
7    (20 ILCS 1005/1005-45)  (was 20 ILCS 1005/43a.06)
8    Sec. 1005-45. Prosperity of laboring men and women.
9    (a) The Department has the power to acquire and diffuse
10among the people useful information concerning the means of
11promoting the material, social, intellectual, and moral
12prosperity of laboring men and women.
13    (b) The Department shall monitor the employment progress of
14women and minorities in the work force, including access to the
15public sector, the private sector, labor unions, and collective
16bargaining units. This information shall be provided to the
17General Assembly in the form of a biennial report no later than
18April 1 of each even-numbered year.
19(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)
 
20    Section 10. The Department of Labor Law of the Civil
21Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by changing Section
221505-20 as follows:
 

 

 

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1    (20 ILCS 1505/1505-20)  (was 20 ILCS 1505/43.13)
2    Sec. 1505-20. Prosperity of laboring men and women;
3progress of women and minorities.
4    (a) The Department has the power to acquire and diffuse
5among the people useful information concerning the means of
6promoting the material, social, intellectual, and moral
7prosperity of laboring men and women.
8    (b) (Blank). The Department shall monitor the employment
9progress of women and minorities in the work force, including
10access to the public sector, the private sector, labor unions,
11and collective bargaining units. This information shall be
12provided to the General Assembly in the form of an annual
13report no later than April 1 of each year.
14(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)
 
15    Section 15. The Nurse Agency Licensing Act is amended by
16changing Section 13 as follows:
 
17    (225 ILCS 510/13)  (from Ch. 111, par. 963)
18    Sec. 13. Application for employment.
19    (a) Every nurse agency shall cause each applicant for
20employment, assignment, or referral, as a nurse to complete an
21application form including the following information:
22        (1) name and address of the applicant;
23        (2) whether or not such applicant is a nurse currently

 

 

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1    licensed by the Department of Professional Regulation;
2        (3) if so licensed, the number and date of such
3    license; and
4        (4) references and dates and places of previous
5    employment.
6    Prior to employing, assigning, or referring a nurse, the
7agency shall contact the Department of Professional Regulation
8to determine whether the nurse's license is valid and in good
9standing. Written verification shall be sent by the Department
10of Professional Regulation within 20 working days. At least
11biennially thereafter, the agency shall contact the Department
12of Professional Regulation to verify this information in
13writing. The nurse agency shall review the disciplinary report
14published by the Department of Professional Regulation on a
15monthly basis to determine whether the nurse's license is valid
16and in good standing.
17    (b) Every nurse agency shall cause each applicant for
18employment, assignment, or referral, as a certified nurse aide
19to complete an application form including the following
20information:
21        (1) name and address of the applicant;
22        (2) whether or not the nurse aide is registered as
23    having completed a certified course as approved by the
24    Department of Public Health;
25        (3) references and dates and places of previous
26    employment.

 

 

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1    Prior to employing, assigning, or referring a certified
2nurse aide, the agency shall review the information provided on
3the Health Care Worker Registry to verify that the
4certification is valid and that the certified nurse aide is not
5ineligible to be hired by health care employers or long-term
6care facilities pursuant to Section 25 of the Health Care
7Worker Background Check Act. Prior to employing, assigning or
8referring a certified nurse aide, the agency shall contact the
9Department of Public Health to determine whether the
10certification is valid and that the certified nurse aide is not
11listed on the abuse register. Written verification shall be
12sent by the Department of Public Health within 20 working days.
13    (c) Every nurse agency shall check at least 2 recent
14references and the dates of employment provided by the
15applicant, unless the applicant has not had 2 previous
16employers.
17    (d) Nurses or certified nurses aides employed, assigned, or
18referred to a health care facility by a nurse agency shall be
19deemed to be employees of the nurse agency while working for
20the nurse agency or on nurse agency employment, assignment or
21referral.
22(Source: P.A. 86-817; 86-1043.)