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91_SB0563enr SB563 Enrolled LRB9105750JSpc 1 AN ACT to amend the Hospital Licensing Act. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Hospital Licensing Act is amended by 5 adding Section 4.6 as follows: 6 (210 ILCS 85/4.6 new) 7 Sec. 4.6. Additional licensing requirements. 8 (a) Notwithstanding any other law or rule to the 9 contrary, the Department may license as a hospital a building 10 that (i) is owned or operated by a hospital licensed under 11 this Act, (ii) is located in a municipality with a population 12 of less than 60,000, and (iii) includes a postsurgical 13 recovery care center licensed under the Alternative Health 14 Care Delivery Act for a period of not less than 2 years, an 15 ambulatory surgical treatment center licensed under the 16 Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act, and a Freestanding 17 Emergency Center licensed under the Emergency Medical 18 Services (EMS) Systems Act. Only the components of the 19 building which are currently licensed shall be eligible under 20 the provisions of this Section. 21 (b) Prior to issuing a license, the Department shall 22 inspect the facility and require the facility to meet such 23 of the Department's rules relating to the establishment of 24 hospitals as the Department determines are appropriate to 25 such facility. Once the Department approves the facility and 26 issues a hospital license, all other licenses as listed in 27 subsection (a) above shall be null and void. 28 (c) Only one license may be issued under the authority 29 of this Section. No license may be issued after 18 months 30 after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 91st 31 General Assembly. SB563 Enrolled -2- LRB9105750JSpc 1 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 2 becoming law.
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