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Full Text of HB1359  99th General Assembly


Rep. Robyn Gabel

Filed: 3/9/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 1359 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Department of Professional Regulation Law
5of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by
6adding Section 2105-170 as follows:
7    (20 ILCS 2105/2105-170 new)
8    Sec. 2105-170. Health care workers; automatic suspension
9of license. A health care worker, as defined by the Health Care
10Worker Self-Referral Act, licensed by the Department shall be
11automatically and indefinitely suspended at such time as the
12final trial proceedings are concluded whereby a licensee has
13been adjudicated and found guilty, or has entered a plea of
14guilty or nolo contendere, in a criminal prosecution under the
15laws of the State, the laws of any other state, or the laws of
16the United States of America for any offense an essential



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1element of which is defrauding Medicare, Medicaid, or any other
2health insurance provider, or any offense arising out of any
3investigation thereof.".