(210 ILCS 87/17)
Plan of correction; penalty.
If the Department finds that a
health facility is in violation of this Act, the health facility may submit to
the Department, for its approval, a plan of correction. If a health facility
violates an approved plan of correction within 6 months of its submission, the
Department may impose a penalty on the health facility. For the first violation
of an approved
correction, the Department may impose a penalty of up to $100. For a second or
subsequent violation of an approved plan of correction the Department may
penalty of up to $250. The total fines imposed under this Act against a health
a twelve month period shall not exceed $5,000.
Penalties imposed under this Act shall be paid to the Department and
the Nursing Dedicated and Professional Fund.
(Source: P.A. 93-564, eff. 1-1-04.)