(210 ILCS 47/3-101)
    Sec. 3-101. Licensure system. 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. 96-339, eff. 7-1-10.)