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92_SB0286eng SB286 Engrossed LRB9207736JMmb 1 AN ACT concerning the Department of Public Health. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 5. The Department of Public Health Powers and 5 Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is 6 amended by adding Section 2310-605 as follows: 7 (20 ILCS 2310/2310-605 new) 8 Sec. 2310-605. Dementia Patient Care Advisory Committee. 9 The Director of Public Health shall appoint a Dementia 10 Patient Care Advisory Committee to study appropriate care and 11 staffing for dementia patients residing in long-term care 12 facilities. The Advisory Committee shall make 13 recommendations regarding appropriate standards of care and 14 staffing to the Director by April 15, 2002. The Advisory 15 Committee shall be composed of the following members with 16 knowledge of long-term care, dementia, and senior advocacy: 17 the Director of Aging, or his or her designee; 3 18 representatives of long-term care; a representative of the 19 Alzheimer's Association; a representative of the Association 20 of Long-Term Care Ombudsmen; and any other individuals or 21 representatives designated by the Director. The Director 22 shall designate one of the Advisory Committee members to 23 serve as the chairperson of the Advisory Committee. All 24 Advisory Committee members shall serve without compensation 25 but may be reimbursed for necessary expenses. 26 This Section is repealed April 30, 2002. 27 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 28 becoming law.
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