Bill Status of SB2771  94th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Christine Radogno

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
110 ILCS 330/7 new
210 ILCS 85/6.22 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the University of Illinois Hospital Act and the Hospital Licensing Act. Provides that every hospital subject to either of the Acts must screen all patients for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in accordance with guidelines published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Provides that if a patient tests positive for MRSA, the hospital must so inform the patient and offer treatment to the patient. Requires hospitals to report all cases of MRSA to the Department of Public Health in the form and manner prescribed by the Department in rules.

DateChamber Action
  1/20/2006SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Christine Radogno
  1/20/2006SenateFirst Reading
  1/20/2006SenateReferred to Rules
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die