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210 ILCS 85/10
(210 ILCS 85/10)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 151)
Board creation; Department rules.
(a) The Governor shall appoint a Hospital Licensing Board composed
of 14 persons, which shall advise and consult with the Director
in the administration of this Act. The Secretary of Human Services (or his
or her designee) shall serve on the Board, along with one additional
representative of the Department of Human Services to be designated by the
Secretary. Four appointive members shall represent
the general public and 2 of these shall be members of hospital governing
boards; one appointive member shall be a registered professional nurse or
advanced practice registered nurse as
defined in the Nurse Practice Act, who is employed in a
hospital; 3 appointive
members shall be hospital administrators actively engaged in the supervision
or administration of hospitals; 2 appointive members shall be practicing
physicians, licensed in Illinois to practice medicine in all of its
branches; and one appointive member shall be a physician licensed to practice
podiatric medicine under the Podiatric Medical Practice Act of 1987;
and one appointive member shall be a
dentist licensed to practice dentistry under
the Illinois Dental Practice Act. In making Board appointments, the Governor shall give
consideration to recommendations made through the Director by professional
organizations concerned with hospital administration for the hospital
administrative and governing board appointments, registered professional
nurse organizations for the registered professional nurse appointment,
professional medical organizations for the physician appointments, and
professional dental organizations for the dentist appointment.
(b) Each appointive member shall hold office for a term of 3 years,
except that any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the
expiration of the term for which his predecessor was appointed shall be
appointed for the remainder of such term and the terms of office of the
members first taking office shall expire, as designated at the time of
appointment, 2 at the end of the first year, 2 at the end of the second
year, and 3 at the end of the third year, after the date of appointment.
The initial terms of office of the 2 additional members representing the
general public provided for in this Section shall expire at the end of the
third year after the date of appointment. The term of office of each
original appointee shall commence July 1, 1953; the term of office of the
original registered professional nurse appointee shall commence July 1,
1969; the term of office of the original licensed podiatric physician appointee shall
commence July 1, 1981; the term of office of the original dentist
appointee shall commence July 1, 1987; and the term of office of each
successor shall commence on July 1 of
the year in which his predecessor's term expires. Board members, while
serving on business of the Board, shall receive actual and necessary travel
and subsistence expenses while so serving away from their places of
residence. The Board shall meet as frequently as the Director deems
necessary, but not less than once a year. Upon request of 5 or more
members, the Director shall call a meeting of the Board.
(c) The Director shall prescribe rules, regulations, standards, and
statements of policy needed to implement, interpret, or make specific the
provisions and purposes of this Act. The Department shall adopt rules which
set forth standards for determining when the public interest, safety
or welfare requires emergency action in relation to termination of a research
program or experimental procedure conducted by a hospital licensed under
this Act. No rule, regulation, or standard shall
be adopted by the Department concerning the operation of hospitals licensed
under this Act which has not had prior approval of the Hospital Licensing
Board, nor shall the Department adopt any rule, regulation or standard
relating to the establishment of a hospital without consultation with the
Hospital Licensing Board.
(d) Within one year after August 7, 1984 (the effective date of Public Act 83-1248), all hospitals licensed under this Act and providing perinatal care
shall comply with standards of perinatal care promulgated by the Department.
The Director shall promulgate rules or regulations under this Act which
are consistent with the Developmental Disability Prevention Act.
(Source: P.A. 100-201, eff. 8-18-17; 100-513, eff. 1-1-18