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AN ACT concerning safety.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Health Care Right of Conscience Act is
amended by adding Section 13.5 as follows:
(745 ILCS 70/13.5 new)
Violations related to COVID-19 requirements.
is not a violation of this Act for any person or public
official, or for any public or private association, agency,
corporation, entity, institution, or employer, to take any
measures or impose any requirements, including, but not
limited to, any measures or requirements that involve
provision of services by a physician or health care personnel,
intended to prevent contraction or transmission of COVID-19 or
any pathogens that result in COVID-19 or any of its subsequent
iterations. It is not a violation of this Act to enforce such
measures or requirements. This Section is a declaration of
existing law and shall not be construed as a new enactment.
Accordingly, this Section shall apply to all actions commenced
or pending on or after the effective date of this amendatory
Act of the 102nd General Assembly. Nothing in this Section is
intended to affect any right or remedy under federal law.