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 Bill Status of SB1779  103rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Doris Turner - Kimberly A. Lightford, Cristina Castro, Adriane Johnson and Laura Fine

House Sponsors
(Rep. Terra Costa Howard - Eva-Dina Delgado - Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz - Norine K. Hammond - Lakesia Collins, Robert "Bob" Rita, Katie Stuart, Amy Elik and Dave Severin)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/28/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 65/Art. 80 heading
225 ILCS 65/80-10
225 ILCS 65/80-45

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Changes the name of the Medication Aide Pilot Program to the Medication Aide Program. Makes conforming changes. Provides that to be approved as a qualified facility under the program (instead of for the duration of the pilot program), a facility must meet specified requirements. Removes provisions that provide that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall submit a report regarding patient safety, efficiency, and errors, as determined by rule, to the General Assembly no later than 6 months after termination of the pilot program. Removes language providing that licenses under the Medication Aide Program Article may not be renewed or restored. Makes corresponding changes.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Doris Turner
  2/9/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/21/2023SenateAssigned to Health and Human Services
  3/9/2023SenateDo Pass Health and Human Services; 013-000-000
  3/9/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 10, 2023
  3/23/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  3/23/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  3/23/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Javier L. Cervantes
  3/23/2023SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kimberly A. Lightford
  3/24/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  3/28/2023SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Javier L. Cervantes
  3/28/2023SenateSecond Reading
  3/28/2023SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 29, 2023
  3/30/2023SenateThird Reading - Passed; 042-007-000
  3/31/2023HouseArrived in House
  3/31/2023HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  4/11/2023HouseFirst Reading
  4/11/2023HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/18/2023HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  4/19/2023HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eva-Dina Delgado
  4/19/2023HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  4/20/2023HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  4/20/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert "Bob" Rita
  4/20/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  4/20/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Elik
  4/20/2023HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  4/26/2023HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Health Care Licenses Committee; 006-006-000
  4/26/2023HouseRemains in Health Care Licenses Committee
  4/26/2023HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  4/28/2023HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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