91st General Assembly
Status of HB1545
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   210 ILCS 45/3-602.1 new                                                     

        Amends the Nursing Home Care Act.   Provides  that  a  court  may      
   award  punitive  damages in an action against a facility for wilful or      
   wanton misconduct of or for abuse or neglect by the facility's  agents      
   or  employees  that  results  in  the  injury  or death of a resident.      
   Provides that actions in which a  court  may  award  punitive  damages      
   include  actions  brought  under  the  Wrongful  Death Act and under a      
   provision concerning survival of actions in the Probate Act  of  1975.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
   99-02-18  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   99-02-18  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   99-02-18  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   99-02-24  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               EXECUTIVE             
   99-02-25  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 FRITCHEY              
   99-03-05  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   01-01-09  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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