Bill Status of HB0017  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  PREVETERINARY EMERGENCY CARE

House Sponsors
Rep. Joyce Mason - Andrew S. Chesney - Sue Scherer and Chris Miller

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Michael E. Hastings - Doris Turner)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  6/15/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 50/3.260 new
225 ILCS 115/4from Ch. 111, par. 7004


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Provides that emergency medical (EMS) personnel may provide preveterinary emergency care to a dog or cat to the extent the EMS personnel has received commensurate training and is authorized by his or her employer to provide care. Provides that requirements governing the circumstances under which EMS personnel may provide preveterinary emergency care to dogs and cats may be specified in the employer's policies governing the provision of care. Contains language stating that nothing in the Act imposes upon EMS personnel any obligation to provide care to a dog or cat or to provide care to a dog or cat before a person. Amends the Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Practice Act of 2004. Provides that nothing in that Act shall apply to EMS personnel who provide preveterinary emergency care to a dog or cat under the amended provisions of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that "preveterinary emergency care" means the immediate medical stabilization of a dog or cat by EMS personnel, in an emergency to which the EMS personnel is responding, through means including oxygen, bandaging, or basic first aid (rather than oxygen, fluids, medications, or bandaging), with the intent of enabling the dog or cat to be treated by a veterinarian.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
210 ILCS 50/3.260 new
225 ILCS 115/4
Adds reference to:
210 ILCS 50/1from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 5501

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Joyce Mason
  1/14/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2021HouseAssigned to Agriculture & Conservation Committee
  3/22/2021HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture & Conservation Committee; 006-002-000
  4/8/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/9/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/13/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  4/13/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chris Miller
  4/14/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  4/21/2021HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/21/2021HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/21/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2021HouseRemoved from Short Debate Status
  4/22/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/22/2021HouseThird Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 107-000-004
  4/22/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  4/23/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 27, 2021
  5/12/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  5/12/2021SenateFirst Reading
  5/12/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/18/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  5/21/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 29, 2021
  5/24/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason Plummer
  5/26/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Doris Turner
  5/26/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  5/26/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/26/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/27/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/27/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Executive; 009-005-000
  5/27/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  5/28/2021SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Jason Plummer
  5/28/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/28/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 29, 2021
  5/31/2021SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As June 15, 2021
  6/15/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments