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Public Act 097-0209





Public Act 097-0209
HB1391 EnrolledLRB097 05256 RPM 45308 b

    AN ACT concerning health facilities.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act
is amended by changing Section 3.225 as follows:
    (210 ILCS 50/3.225)
    Sec. 3.225. Trauma Center Fund.
    (a) The Department shall distribute 97.5% of 50% of the
moneys deposited into the Trauma Center Fund, a special fund in
the State Treasury, to Illinois hospitals that are designated
as trauma centers. The payments to those hospitals shall be in
addition to any other payments paid and shall be in an amount
calculated under paragraph (b) of this Section.
    (b) Trauma payment calculation.
        (1) The Department shall implement an accounting
    system to ensure that the moneys in the fund are
        (2) The moneys in the fund shall be allocated
    proportionately to each EMS region so that the EMS region
    receives the moneys collected from within its region for
    violations of laws or ordinances regulating the movement of
    traffic. Under no circumstance shall money collected
    within one EMS region be redirected to another EMS region.
        (3) The formula for distribution to individual
    hospitals shall be based on factors identified in rules
    adopted by the Department pursuant to this Act. No moneys
    may be distributed to a trauma center located outside of
    the State.
        (4) If money collected from an EMS region cannot be
    distributed to any trauma center in that EMS region because
    the trauma center is located outside of the State, then the
    Department shall distribute the money to hospitals in the
    EMS region for the provision of emergency services.
    (c) The Department may retain 2.5% of 50% of the moneys in
the Trauma Center Fund to defray the cost of administering the
(Source: P.A. 89-177, eff. 7-19-95.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 7/28/2011