RADOGNO-SHAW-RONEN-MADIGAN,L-OBAMA AND LINK.
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
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 2
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