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.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 01-01-09
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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