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(745 ILCS 70/9)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 5309)
No person, association, or corporation, which owns,
operates, supervises, or manages a health care facility shall
be civilly or
criminally liable to any person, estate, or public or private entity by
reason of refusal of the health care facility to permit or
particular form of health care service which violates the
facility's conscience as documented in its ethical guidelines,
mission statement, constitution, bylaws, articles of incorporation,
regulations, or other governing documents.
Nothing in this Act shall be construed so as to relieve a physician,
health care personnel, or a health care facility from obligations under the law
emergency medical care.
(Source: P.A. 99-690, eff. 1-1-17