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 Bill Status of SB3615  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  NURSING HOMES-INSPECTIONS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Mattie Hunter - Melinda Bush, Patrick J. Joyce, Adriane Johnson, Robert Peters and Antonio Muñoz

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/19/2022SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 45/3-212from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-212
210 ILCS 45/3-702from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4153-702


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. Requires the Department of Public Health to establish by rule guidelines for required continuing education of all employees who inspect, survey, or evaluate a facility and to offer continuing education opportunities at least quarterly. Provides that the Department shall notify a facility and complainant of its findings regarding a complainant's complaint within 5 calendar days (rather than 10 days) of the determination. Provides that employees of a State or unit of local government agency charged with inspecting, surveying, or evaluating facilities are required to complete at least 10 hours of continuing education annually. Provides that if a facility is found to have violated any provision of the Act or rule adopted under the Act, the facility shall develop a plan of correction to address deficiencies indicated in a statement of deficiency. Requires the Department to approve or deny the plan of correction within 72 hours after receiving the plan of correction. Provides that the Department shall conduct an annual review of all survey activity from the preceding calendar year (rather than conduct an annual review) and make a report including specified information concerning the complaint and survey process. Contains other provisions.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/19/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Mattie Hunter
  1/19/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/19/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/31/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patrick J. Joyce
  2/7/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  2/9/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  2/10/2022SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/10/2022SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As February 18, 2022
  3/18/2022SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz

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