(210 ILCS 45/3-101) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-101)
    Sec. 3-101. The Department shall establish a comprehensive system of licensure for facilities in accordance with this Act for the purposes of:
    (1) Protecting the health, welfare, and safety of residents; and
    (2) Assuring the accountability for reimbursed care provided in certified facilities participating in a federal or State health program.
(Source: P.A. 83-1530.)