99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2015 and 2016
Introduced 2/9/2016, by Sen. Heather A. Steans
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
210 ILCS 49/4-103
210 ILCS 49/4-105
210 ILCS 49/4-201
Amends the Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Act of 2013.
Deletes a provision that provides that the emergency rules for provisional
licensure shall be for a period of 3 years and shall not be extended beyond
that date. Changes the commencement of the provisional license period from
the adoption date of emergency rules establishing provisional licenses to
the provisional license's date of issuance. Corrects an internal
cross-reference. Effective immediately.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning regulation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation
Act of 2013 is amended by changing Sections 4-103, 4-105, and
4-201 as follows:
(210 ILCS 49/4-103)
Provisional licensure emergency rules.
Department, in consultation with the Division of Mental Health
of the Department of Human Services and the Department of
Healthcare and Family Services, is granted the authority under
this Act to establish provisional licensure and licensing
procedures by emergency rule. The Department shall file
emergency rules concerning provisional licensure under this
Act within 120 days after the effective date of this Act.
rules to be filed for provisional licensure shall be for a
period of 3 years, beginning with the adoption date of the
emergency rules establishing the provisional license, and
shall not be extended beyond the date of 3 years after the
effective date of the emergency rules creating the provisional
license and licensing process.
Rules governing the provisional
license and licensing process shall contain rules for the
different levels of care offered by the facilities authorized