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 Bill Status of HB0639  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MHDDAA-RN&MENTAL HLTH TECHS

House Sponsors
Rep. Maurice A. West, II

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 1705/4from Ch. 91 1/2, par. 100-4


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Administrative Act. Provides that to provide for the safety of mental health care patients and staff members, no fewer than 2 registered nurses and no fewer than 2 mental health technicians shall be assigned to any unit at any time in the following State-operated hospitals: (1) the Alton Mental Health Center, at Alton; (2) the Chicago-Read Mental Health Center, at Chicago; (3) the Clyde L. Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center, at Anna; (4) the Elgin Mental Health Center, at Elgin; (5) the John J. Madden Mental Health Center, at Chicago; and (6) the Andrew McFarland Mental Health Center, at Springfield. Provides that if a registered nurse or mental health technician is assigned to 2 or more units, the calculation of the number of registered nurses or mental health technicians who are assigned to a unit shall be calculated for each registered nurse or mental health technician as one divided by the number of units to which the registered nurse or mental health technician is assigned. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/4/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  2/8/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Mental Health & Addiction Committee
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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