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 Bill Status of SB4004  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DPH-CNA INTERN PROGRAM

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ann Gillespie

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/21/2022SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2310/2310-434 new
210 ILCS 9/77 new
210 ILCS 45/3-202.05
210 ILCS 45/3-613 new
210 ILCS 46/3-613 new
210 ILCS 47/3-613 new
305 ILCS 5/5-5.01b new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Department of Public Health to establish and implement a Certified Nursing Assistant Intern Program to address the increasing need for trained health care workers and makes conforming changes in the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that upon successful completion of the Program, an individual may provide specified patient and resident care services. Contains requirements for the Program. Amends the Assisted Living and Shared Housing Act, the Nursing Home Care Act, the MC/DD Act, and the ID/DD Community Care Act. Requires a certified nursing assistant intern to report to the charge nurse or nursing supervisor and provides that a certified nursing assistant intern may only be assigned duties authorized under the Certified Nursing Assistant Intern Program by a supervising nurse. Provides that a facility or establishment shall notify its certified and licensed staff members, in writing, that a certified nursing assistant intern may only provide the services and perform the procedures permitted under the Program. Specifies actions to be taken if a facility or establishment learns that a certified nursing assistant intern is performing work outside of the scope of the Certified Nursing Assistant Intern Program's training. In provisions amending the Nursing Home Care Act, provides that, for the purpose of computing staff to resident ratios, direct care staff shall include certified nursing assistant interns. Amends the Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to establish and implement a similar Certified Nursing Assistant Intern Program for facilities certified under the Code. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/21/2022SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ann Gillespie
  1/21/2022SenateFirst Reading
  1/21/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/10/2022SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As February 18, 2022

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