92nd General Assembly
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SEXUAL ASSAULT-CONTRACEPTION                                               

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Sexual  Assault  Survivors  Emergency  Treatment  Act.      
   Makes  a  technical  change  in  a  Section concerning the Act's short      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          410 ILCS 70/1                                                        
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          410 ILCS 70/2                   from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 87-2          
          410 ILCS 70/2.2 new                                                  
        Deletes  everything.   Amends  the   Sexual   Assault   Survivors      
   Emergency  Treatment  Act.   Adds,  as  an  additional  criterion  for      
   Department  of  Public  Health  approval  of  a  hospital's  plan  for      
   emergency  services  for  sexual assault survivors, that the plan must      
   provide sufficient protections from  the  risk  of  pregnancy  by  the      
   sexual  assault  survivor.   Requires  that  hospitals  providing such      
   services develop and implement  a  protocol  that  ensures  that  each      
   sexual  assault  survivor  receives  medically  and factually accurate      
   information about emergency contraception.                                  
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                
        In  provisions  concerning  a   written   order   for   emergency      
   contraception,  changes  a  reference to "emergency room physician" to      
   "physician".  Requires a hospital  to  implement  the  sexual  assault      
   survivors  protocol  upon approval by the Department of Public Health,      
   and  requires  the  Department  to  set  minimum  acceptable  protocol      
   standards. Makes other changes. Adds a January 1, 2002 effective date.      
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 92-0156

   Last action date: JUL-25-2001

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   2


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