(410 ILCS 70/3)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 87-3)
Areawide sexual assault treatment plans; submission.
Hospitals in the area to be served may develop and participate in areawide plans that shall describe the hospital emergency services and forensic services to sexual assault survivors that each participating hospital has agreed to make available. Each hospital participating in such a plan shall provide such services as it is designated to provide in the plan agreed upon by the participants. Areawide plans may include hospital transfer plans. All areawide plans shall be submitted to the Department for approval, prior to becoming effective. The Department shall approve a proposed plan if it finds that the implementation of the plan would provide for appropriate hospital emergency services and forensic services for the people of the area to be served.
(Source: P.A. 95-432, eff. 1-1-08.)