91st General Assembly
Summary of HB2500
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Short description: 
CRIM CD-ABUS & NGLCT OF ELDRLY                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Criminal Code of 1961.   Increases  certain  penalties      
   and  fines  for  violations  concerning a resident of a long-term care      
   facility and for criminal neglect of an elderly  or  disabled  person.      
   Deletes  the  provision  that  the term "caregiver" does not include a      
   long-term care facility licensed or certified under the  Nursing  Home      
   Care  Act, any personnel at such a facility, or a health care provider      
   who is licensed under the Medical Practice Act  of  1987  and  renders      
   care  in  the ordinary course of his profession for the purpose of the      
   Section concerning criminal neglect of an elderly or disabled  person.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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