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91_SB0672enr SB672 Enrolled LRB9104982ACtmA 1 AN ACT to amend the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois 2 by adding Section 55.75a. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is 6 amended by adding Section 55.75a as follows: 7 (20 ILCS 2310/55.75a new) 8 Sec. 55.75a. Review of inspection programs. The 9 Department of Public Health shall, utilizing the expertise 10 and membership of the Hospital Licensing Board created 11 pursuant to Section 10 of the Hospital Licensing Act, conduct 12 a review of the hospital inspection programs of the 13 Department under the Hospital Licensing Act and any other 14 hospital program operated by the Department. The required 15 review should include (i) a study of the basis for, and 16 establishment of, standards by the various entities who 17 regulate hospitals; (ii) the survey activities of any other 18 public or private agency inspecting hospitals; and (iii) the 19 interpretation and application of the adopted standards by 20 each of the entities. 21 The Department shall issue a report of the review and any 22 recommendations regarding the feasibility of development of a 23 consolidated or consistent set of regulations among the 24 various entities. The Department shall seek the input and 25 participation of the various federal and private 26 organizations that establish standards for hospitals. A 27 report shall be issued to the Governor and the General 28 Assembly by July 1, 2000. 29 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 30 becoming law.
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