Bill Status of HB4373 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: HEALTH FACILITIES PLANNING ACT
Rep. Lisa M. Dugan - Robert F. Flider - Paul D. Froehlich - Sidney H. Mathias - Thomas Holbrook, Naomi D. Jakobsson, Patricia R. Bellock, Brandon W. Phelps, Eddie Washington, Careen M Gordon, Jack McGuire, Carolyn H. Krause and Kurt M. Granberg
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act. Requires a State Board member of the Health Facilities Planning Board to disqualify himself or herself from the consideration of any application for a permit or exemption in which the State Board member or the State Board member's spouse, parent, or child is employed by, serves as a consultant for, or is a member of the governing board of a person that the member knows, or upon reasonable inquiry should know, has an interest or seeks an interest with respect to the planning, financing, construction, or management of the matter for which a permit or exemption is sought. In a Section defining ex parte communications of State Board members, provides that statements publicly made in a meeting open to the public are not considered ex parte communications. Provides that construction or modification of a health care facility for (i) the establishment of swing beds authorized under Title XVIII of the federal Social Security Act or (ii) certain changes in bed capacity at a health care facility that increase the total number of beds by more than 20 beds (now, 10 beds) or more than 10% of the total bed capacity does not require a permit or exemption by the State Board. Provides that the Act is repealed on July 1, 2011 (now, repealed July 1, 2006). Effective immediately.