(225 ILCS 65/75-10) (was 225 ILCS 65/17-10)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 100-513)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
    Sec. 75-10. Illinois Center for Nursing. There is created the Illinois Center for Nursing to address issues of supply and demand in the nursing profession, including issues of recruitment, retention, and utilization of nurse manpower resources. The General Assembly finds that the Center will enhance the delivery of quality health care services by providing an ongoing strategy for the allocation of the State's resources directed towards nursing. Each of the following objectives shall serve as the primary goals for the Center:
        (1) To develop a strategic plan for nursing manpower
    
in Illinois by selecting priorities that must be addressed.
        (2) To convene various groups of representatives of
    
nurses, other health care providers, businesses and industries, consumers, legislators, and educators to:
            (A) review and comment on data analysis prepared
        
for the Center;
            (B) recommend systemic changes, including
        
strategies for implementation of recommended changes; and
            (C) evaluate and report the results of the
        
Advisory Board's efforts to the General Assembly and others.
        (3) To enhance and promote recognition, reward, and
    
renewal activities for nurses in Illinois by:
            (A) proposing and creating reward, recognition,
        
and renewal activities for nursing; and
            (B) promoting media and positive image-building
        
efforts for nursing.
(Source: P.A. 94-1020, eff. 7-11-06; 95-639, eff. 10-5-07.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 100-513)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
    Sec. 75-10. Illinois Nursing Workforce Center. The purpose of the Illinois Nursing Workforce Center to address issues of supply and demand in the nursing profession, including issues of recruitment, retention, and utilization of nurse manpower resources. The General Assembly finds that the Center will enhance the access to and delivery of quality health care services by providing an ongoing strategy for the allocation of the State's resources directed towards nursing. Each of the following objectives shall serve as the primary goals for the Center:
        (1) To develop a strategic plan for nursing manpower
    
in Illinois by selecting priorities that must be addressed.
        (2) To convene various groups of representatives of
    
nurses, other health care providers, businesses and industries, consumers, legislators, and educators to:
            (A) review and comment on data analysis prepared
        
for the Center; and
            (B) recommend systemic changes, including
        
strategies for implementation of recommended changes.
        (3) To enhance and promote recognition, reward, and
    
renewal activities for nurses in Illinois by:
            (A) proposing and creating reward, recognition,
        
and renewal activities for nursing; and
            (B) promoting media and positive image-building
        
efforts for nursing.
(Source: P.A. 100-513, eff. 1-1-18.)