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755 ILCS 45/4-5.1

    (755 ILCS 45/4-5.1)
    Sec. 4-5.1. Limitations on who may witness health care agencies.
    (a) Every health care agency shall bear the signature of a witness to the signing of the agency. No witness may be under 18 years of age. None of the following licensed professionals providing services to the principal may serve as a witness to the signing of a health care agency:
        (1) the attending physician, advanced practice nurse,
    
physician assistant, dentist, podiatric physician, optometrist, or psychologist of the principal, or a relative of the physician, advanced practice nurse, physician assistant, dentist, podiatric physician, optometrist, or psychologist;
        (2) an owner, operator, or relative of an owner or
    
operator of a health care facility in which the principal is a patient or resident;
        (3) a parent, sibling, or descendant, or the spouse
    
of a parent, sibling, or descendant, of either the principal or any agent or successor agent, regardless of whether the relationship is by blood, marriage, or adoption;
        (4) an agent or successor agent for health care.
    (b) The prohibition on the operator of a health care facility from serving as a witness shall extend to directors and executive officers of an operator that is a corporate entity but not other employees of the operator such as, but not limited to, non-owner chaplains or social workers, nurses, and other employees.
(Source: P.A. 98-1113, eff. 1-1-15; 99-328, eff. 1-1-16.)