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 Bill Status of SB1377  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  LONG TERM ACUTE CARE HOSPITALS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Christine Radogno

House Sponsors
(Rep. La Shawn K. Ford - Derrick Smith)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2012SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0667

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 50/3.190
210 ILCS 80/1from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 86
210 ILCS 80/1.3 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act in the provision concerning emergency Department classifications to provide that long-term acute care hospitals, as defined under the Hospital Emergency Services Act, are not required to provide hospital emergency services and shall be classified as not available. Amends the Hospital Emergency Services Act. Provides an exception for long-term acute care hospitals from the requirement that certain hospitals shall provide a hospital emergency service. Provides that general acute care hospitals designated by Medicare as long-term acute care hospitals are not required to provide the hospital emergency services required by the Act. Provides that such hospitals may provide hospital emergency services at their option. Sets forth provisions concerning notification. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
210 ILCS 155/10

Amends the Long Term Acute Care Hospital Quality Improvement Transfer Program Act to include in the definition of "LTAC hospital" a hospital that begins operations after January 1, 2009 (instead of 2010) and is designated by Medicare as a long term acute care hospital.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Amends the Hospital Emergency Service Act. Provides that any hospital defined in the provision concerning long-term acute care hospitals that opts to discontinue emergency services shall comply with all provisions of the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) and the Social Security Act, provide annual notice to communities about available emergency medical services, and make educational materials available concerning the availability of medical services within the hospital's service area.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Christine Radogno
  2/8/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2011SenateAssigned to Public Health
  3/9/2011SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/15/2011SenateDo Pass Public Health; 010-000-000
  3/15/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2011
  3/30/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Christine Radogno
  3/30/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/6/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  4/8/2011SenateSecond Reading
  4/8/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 11, 2011
  4/12/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Public Health; 007-000-000
  4/15/2011SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 4, 2011
  5/3/2011SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/3/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Radogno
  5/3/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/3/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/3/2011HouseArrived in House
  5/3/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  5/3/2011HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/4/2011HouseFirst Reading
  5/4/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/11/2011HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  5/13/2011HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 20, 2011
  5/17/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  5/17/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/18/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  5/20/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 27, 2011
  5/24/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/24/2011HouseRemains in Human Services Committee
  5/27/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2011
  5/31/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  11/2/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) November 10, 2011
  11/2/2011HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  11/8/2011HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 011-000-000
  11/8/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  11/8/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  11/8/2011HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  11/9/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  11/9/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Derrick Smith
  11/9/2011House3/5 Vote Required
  11/9/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-002-000
  11/9/2011SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  11/9/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - November 10, 2011
  11/9/2011SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Christine Radogno
  11/9/2011SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  11/9/2011SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Human Services
  11/10/2011SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  11/10/2011SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Executive
  11/10/2011SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Executive; 012-000-000
  11/29/2011Senate3/5 Vote Required
  11/29/2011SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 054-000-000
  11/29/2011SenatePassed Both Houses
  12/15/2011SenateSent to the Governor
  1/13/2012SenateGovernor Approved
  1/13/2012SenateEffective Date January 13, 2012
  1/13/2012SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0667

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