(20 ILCS 3960/3.5)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on August 9, 2018)
    Sec. 3.5. Facilities maintained or operated by a State agency.
    (a) Except for the requirements set forth in subsection (b), any construction, modification, establishment, or change in categories of service of a health care facility funded through an appropriation from the General Assembly and maintained or operated by a State agency is exempt from the requirements of this Act. A State agency is not exempt from this Act when that State agency discontinues a health care facility or category of service.
    (b) A State agency must notify the Board in writing of any appropriation by the General Assembly for the construction, modification, establishment or change in categories of service, excluding discontinuations of a health care facility or categories of service, maintained or operated by the State. The State agency must include with the written notification the following information: (i) the estimated service capacity of the health care facility, (ii) the location of the project or the intended location if not identified by law, and (iii) the date the health care facility is estimated to be opened. The State agency must also notify the Board in writing when the facility has been licensed by the Department of Public Health or any other licensing body. The State agency shall submit to the Board, on behalf of the health care facility, any annual facility questionnaires as defined in Section 13 of this Act or any requests for information by the Board.
    (c) This Section is repealed 5 years after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General Assembly.
(Source: P.A. 98-257, eff. 8-9-13.)