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 Bill Status of HB5047  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  POWER OF ATTORNEY-SHORT FORM

House Sponsors
Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz and Jonathan Carroll

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Laura Fine)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/13/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0794

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2310/2310-434 new
755 ILCS 45/4-4.1
755 ILCS 45/4-7from Ch. 110 1/2, par. 804-7
755 ILCS 45/4-10from Ch. 110 1/2, par. 804-10


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 post on its website information regarding the physical or electronic possession of a statutory short form power of attorney for health care. Requires the Department to create an information campaign regarding the changes made by the amendatory Act. Amends the Powers Of Attorney For Health Care Article of the Illinois Power of Attorney Act. Changes the statutory short form power of attorney for health care to include the option to present the form electronically as proof of agency. Provides that, if the principal has authorized the agent to present the statutory short form electronically, an attending physician, emergency medical services personnel, or health care provider shall not refuse to give effect to a health care agency if the agent presents an electronic device displaying an electronic copy of an executed form as proof of the health care agency. Requires any person or entity that provides a statutory short form to the public to post information on its website regarding the changes made by the amendatory Act for a period of 2 years. Makes conforming changes.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 2310/2310-434 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill, and makes the following changes: Removes the changes made to the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Deletes language in the Illinois Statutory Short Form Power of Attorney for Health Care that authorizes the use of an electronic device to display a copy of the form as proof of the health care agency. Makes a corresponding change.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/26/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  1/27/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Civil Committee
  2/16/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Judiciary - Civil Committee; 015-000-000
  2/17/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
  2/17/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/18/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz
  2/18/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/22/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/23/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  2/24/2022HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  2/24/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  2/24/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-000-000
  2/24/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  2/24/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  2/24/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  2/24/2022SenateFirst Reading
  2/24/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2022SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/9/2022SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 007-000-000
  3/9/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 10, 2022
  3/23/2022SenateSecond Reading
  3/23/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 24, 2022
  3/31/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-002-000
  3/31/2022HousePassed Both Houses
  4/28/2022HouseSent to the Governor
  5/13/2022HouseGovernor Approved
  5/13/2022HouseEffective Date January 1, 2023
  5/13/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0794

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