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 Bill Status of SB1633  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  NURSING HOMES-RESIDENT RIGHTS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Karina Villa - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Michael E. Hastings - Laura M. Murphy - Antonio Muņoz, Celina Villanueva and Patricia Van Pelt

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/23/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 45/2-101from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4152-101
210 ILCS 45/2-104from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4152-104
210 ILCS 45/2-112from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4152-112


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that residents shall have the right to be treated with courtesy and respect for their individuality by employees or persons providing medical services or care, and shall have their human and civil rights maintained in all aspects of medical care. Provides that all applicable rights under the Medical Patient Rights Act apply to residents under the Act. Provides that residents shall not perform labor or services for a facility unless those activities are included for therapeutic purposes and appropriately goal-related in the resident's individual medical record. Provides that every acute care inpatient facility, community-based residential program, and facility employing more than 2 people that provide outpatient mental health services shall have a written internal grievance procedure that, at a minimum: (1) sets forth the process to be followed; (2) specifies time limits, including time limits for facility response; (3) provides for the patient to have the assistance of an advocate; (4) requires a written response to written grievances; and (5) provides for a timely decision by an impartial decision maker if the grievance is not otherwise resolved. Makes other changes.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
210 ILCS 45/2-100 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Adds provisions regarding the legislative purpose of the Act and the public policy of the State. Removes language providing that: (1) all residents shall have the right to be treated with courtesy and respect for their individuality by employees or persons providing medical services or care, and shall have their human and civil rights maintained in all aspects of medical care; (2) employees and persons providing medical services or care must have up-to-date certification, licensure, and training pursuant to applicable Illinois law; (3) a resident shall have his or her basic human needs accommodated in a timely manner; (4) a resident has the right to maintain his or her autonomy as much as possible, to be a curious and self-actualizing individual, and to engage in intellectual, self-actualizing creative endeavors; and (5) all applicable rights under the Medical Patient Rights Act apply to all residents under the Act. Provides that every facility (rather than every acute care inpatient facility, community-based residential program, and facility that employs more than 2 people who provide outpatient mental health services) shall have a written internal grievance procedure. Makes changes concerning the criteria for the grievance procedure. Removes language requiring the notice of grievance procedure to include contact information for the Department of Public Health and the area nursing home ombudsman pursuant to specified federal provisions. Makes other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Karina Villa
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2021SenateAssigned to Health
  3/16/2021SenateTo Subcommittee on Long-Term Care & Aging
  3/18/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/23/2021SenatePostponed - Health
  4/6/2021SenateReported Back To Health; 005-000-000
  4/7/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Karina Villa
  4/7/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/13/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Health
  4/13/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/14/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Health; 014-000-000
  4/14/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 15, 2021
  4/15/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Karina Villa
  4/15/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/15/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  4/15/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  4/15/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/15/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  4/20/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Health
  4/23/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  5/12/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  7/16/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments

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