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 Bill Status of SB0798  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  AGING-LONG TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Heather A. Steans

House Sponsors
(Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson - Robert F. Martwick)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/18/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0989

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
320 ILCS 42/1


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Older Adult Services Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
320 ILCS 42/1
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 105/4.04from Ch. 23, par. 6104.04

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Act on Aging. Makes the following changes in provisions concerning the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program: (i) redefines "participant" to mean an older person aged 60 or over or an adult with a disability aged 18 through 59 who is eligible for specified services (rather than an older person or persons with disabilities who are eligible for specified services); (ii) redefines "resident" to mean an older person aged 60 or over or an adult with a disability aged 18 through 59 who resides in a long-term care facility (rather than an older individual who resides in a long-term care facility); (iii) in addition to other specified requirements, provides that a long term care facility, supportive living facility, assisted living establishment, and shared housing establishment must permit a representative of the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program to communicate privately and without restriction with any participant who consents to the communication regardless of the consent of, or withholding of consent by, a legal guardian or an agent named in a power of attorney executed by the participant; and (iv) provides that each Regional Ombudsman may, in accordance with rules promulgated by the Office of State Long Term Care Ombudsman, establish a multi-disciplinary team to act in an advisory role for the purpose of providing professional knowledge and expertise in handling complex abuse, neglect, and advocacy issues involving participants. Effective January 1, 2015.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
210 ILCS 45/2-110from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4152-110

Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that the provisions of the Act concerning access to residents in a facility shall not limit the power of the State Long Term Care Ombudsman Program to enter and inspect a facility or communicate privately and without restriction with a resident who consents to the communication, regardless of the consent of, or withholding of consent by, a legal guardian or an agent named in a power of attorney executed by the resident.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/24/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  1/24/2013SenateFirst Reading
  1/24/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/13/2013SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/20/2013SenateDo Pass Executive; 010-000-000
  3/20/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2013
  4/12/2013SenateSecond Reading
  4/12/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 16, 2013
  4/16/2013SenateRe-referred to Assignments
  2/19/2014SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/25/2014SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  2/25/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 26, 2014
  2/25/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  2/25/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/4/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  3/5/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Human Services
  3/20/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Human Services
  3/26/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Human Services
  4/1/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/1/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/1/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  4/2/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Human Services
  4/2/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Human Services; 006-000-000
  4/3/2014SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/3/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Steans
  4/3/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 7, 2014
  4/7/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 043-000-000
  4/7/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/7/2014HouseArrived in House
  4/7/2014HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  4/7/2014HouseFirst Reading
  4/7/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2014HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  5/2/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  5/2/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/5/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  5/7/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/7/2014HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 015-000-000
  5/7/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Martwick
  5/13/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/14/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  5/15/2014SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/15/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 18, 2014
  5/15/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Heather A. Steans
  5/15/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/27/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Human Services
  5/28/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Human Services; 008-000-000
  5/30/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  5/30/2014SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2014SenateSent to the Governor
  8/18/2014SenateGovernor Approved
  8/18/2014SenateEffective Date January 1, 2015
  8/18/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0989

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