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 Bill Status of HB4699  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  PRIMARY STROKE CENTER

House Sponsors
Rep. Milton Patterson - Bob Biggins - Elizabeth Coulson - Daniel J. Burke - Sandra M. Pihos, LaShawn K. Ford, Constance A. Howard, William B. Black, Karen May, Jack D. Franks, Sidney H. Mathias, Arthur L. Turner, Patricia Reid Lindner, Ruth Munson, Patricia R. Bellock, Elaine Nekritz, Mike Bost, David R. Leitch, James D. Brosnahan, Jil Tracy, Mike Fortner, Sandy Cole, Linda Chapa LaVia, Jim Watson, Roger L. Eddy, William Davis, Michael P. McAuliffe, Ron Stephens, Carolyn H. Krause, Jim Durkin, Dennis M. Reboletti, Keith P. Sommer, Kevin Joyce, Joe Dunn, John A. Fritchey, Esther Golar, Cynthia Soto, Marlow H. Colvin, Franco Coladipietro, Susana A Mendoza, Sara Feigenholtz, Kenneth Dunkin, Gary Hannig, Barbara Flynn Currie, Donald L. Moffitt, Julie Hamos, Kathleen A. Ryg, Harry R. Ramey, Jr., Maria Antonia Berrios, Rosemary Mulligan, Suzanne Bassi, Raymond Poe, Ronald A. Wait, Rich Brauer, Karen A. Yarbrough, Edward J. Acevedo, Shane Cultra, Robert W. Pritchard, Jim Sacia, Michael Tryon and Jerry L. Mitchell

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Donne E. Trotter - Dan Cronin - Antonio Munoz - Christine Radogno - Pamela J. Althoff, Mattie Hunter, Dale A. Righter, Iris Y. Martinez, Michael W. Frerichs, Kirk W. Dillard, Matt Murphy, William E. Peterson, Larry K. Bomke and Tim Bivins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Primary Stroke Center Designation Act. Sets forth the findings of the General Assembly. Provides that the Director of Public Health shall designate as many hospitals as Primary Stroke Centers as apply for the designation, provided that the hospital meets the criteria set forth in the Act. Provides the criteria necessary for designation as a Primary Stroke Center. Provides that the Director of Public Health may suspend or revoke a hospital's designation as a Primary Stroke Center after notice and hearing if the Director determines that the hospital does not comply with the requirements of the Act. Provides that the Director of Public Health may award matching grants to hospitals that seek designation as Primary Stroke Centers and demonstrate a need for financial assistance to develop the necessary infrastructure. Provides that the Director of Public Health must, not later than July 1, 2010, prepare and submit to the Governor, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the General Assembly a report indicating the total number of hospitals that have applied for grants under the Act before July 1, 2010 and the number of those applicants that have been found eligible for the grants, the total number of grants awarded, the name and address of each grantee and hospital and the amount of the award to each, and the amount of each award that has been awarded to the grantee. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Primary Stroke Center Designation Act. Sets forth the findings of the General Assembly. Provides that the Illinois Department of Public Health shall recognize a hospital as a Primary Stroke Center if the hospital meets specified criteria. Provides that the Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health may award matching grants to hospitals that have been designated Primary Stroke Centers or that seek designation as Primary Stroke Centers, to be used for specified purposes. Provides that a hospital seeking designation as a Primary Stroke Center may apply to the Director for a matching grant in a manner and form designated by the Director and shall provide information as the Director deems necessary to determine if the hospital is eligible for the grant. Provides that matching grant awards shall be made to Primary Stroke Centers, placing greatest priority on facilities in areas with high stroke morbidity rates and achieving geographic diversity where possible. Contains provisions concerning the reporting of information by the Director or Department to specified parties. Contains provisions concerning triage and transportation of stroke victims to a Primary Stroke Center. Provides that the Act is not a medical practice guideline and may not be used to restrict the authority of a hospital to provide services for which it has received a license under state law. Provides that a person may not claim or advertise to the public, by way of any medium whatsoever, that a hospital is a Primary Stroke Center unless the hospital is designated a Primary Stroke Center in accordance with the Act. Provides that neither the Governor nor any agency or agency head under the jurisdiction of the Governor has any rulemaking authority under the Act, but that the Governor may suggest rules by filing them with the General Assembly and requesting that the General Assembly authorize such rulemaking by law, enact the suggested rules into law, or take other appropriate action in the General Assembly's discretion. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 5
Deletes reference to:
New Act
Adds reference to:
210 ILCS 50/3.1030 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Requires the Director of Public Health to develop a working group to advise the Department of Public Health on Primary Stroke Center Systems. Provides for the membership of the work group. Provides that the group shall also develop and submit a statewide stroke assessment tool to the Department for final approval; provides that once the tool has been approved, a copy shall be disseminated to all EMS Systems for adoption no later than January 15, 2010. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/29/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Bob Biggins
  1/30/2008HouseFirst Reading
  1/30/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/5/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/14/2008HouseAssigned to Health Care Availability and Access Committee
  2/14/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  3/4/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  3/6/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  3/11/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  3/11/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Constance A. Howard
  3/11/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Health Care Availability and Access Committee
  3/11/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Health Care Availability and Access Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/11/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Health Care Availability and Access Committee; 013-000-000
  3/12/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/13/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/28/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  4/1/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  4/1/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/1/2008HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2008HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/2/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  4/3/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Arthur L. Turner
  4/3/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia Reid Lindner
  4/3/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ruth Munson
  4/8/2008HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/8/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/8/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Milton Patterson
  4/8/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  4/8/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  4/8/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  4/8/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. James D. Brosnahan
  4/8/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  4/8/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger L. Eddy
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ron Stephens
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carolyn H. Krause
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Durkin
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith P. Sommer
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin Joyce
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Dunn
  4/9/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  4/10/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Esther Golar
  4/10/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/10/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  4/10/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Franco Coladipietro
  4/10/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  4/10/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Susana A Mendoza
  4/11/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/14/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Bob Biggins
  4/14/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/15/2008HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  4/15/2008HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  4/15/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  4/15/2008HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel J. Burke
  4/15/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  4/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  4/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Gary Hannig
  4/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  4/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  4/15/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
  4/15/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2008HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Health Care Availability and Access Committee
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  4/16/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry R. Ramey, Jr.
  4/18/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 9, 2008
  4/28/2008HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  4/28/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  4/28/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  4/28/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rosemary Mulligan
  4/29/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Bassi
  4/29/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Raymond Poe
  4/29/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ronald A. Wait
  4/29/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  4/30/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  5/1/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Edward J. Acevedo
  5/2/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Bob Biggins
  5/2/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/6/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Bob Biggins
  5/6/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/9/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/13/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Bob Biggins
  5/13/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/13/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Shane Cultra
  5/13/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  5/13/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  5/13/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Tryon
  5/13/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jerry L. Mitchell
  5/13/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  5/14/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-002-000
  5/15/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 5 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/15/2008HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/15/2008HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  5/21/2008HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Milton Patterson
  5/21/2008HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Milton Patterson
  5/21/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Biggins
  5/21/2008HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  5/21/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40(a)
  5/21/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40(a)
  5/21/2008HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 4 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40(a)
  5/22/2008SenateArrive in Senate
  5/22/2008SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/22/2008SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/22/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dan Cronin
  5/22/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Munoz
  5/22/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  5/22/2008SenateFirst Reading
  5/22/2008SenateReferred to Rules
  5/22/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  5/22/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  5/22/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  5/23/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christine Radogno
  5/23/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/23/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  5/29/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Matt Murphy
  5/30/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William E. Peterson
  5/30/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Larry K. Bomke
  6/3/2008SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Tim Bivins
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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