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 Bill Status of HB5051  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  NURSE PRACTICE-MEDICATION AIDE

House Sponsors
Rep. Terra Costa Howard and Amy Elik

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 80/4.33
225 ILCS 65/80-5
225 ILCS 65/80-10
225 ILCS 65/80-15
225 ILCS 65/80-45


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Regulatory Sunset Act. Provides that the Nurse Practice Act is not repealed on January 1, 2023. Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Changes the name of the pilot program to the Medication Aide Program and makes the Program permanent. Removes provisions that provide that: no more than 10 skilled nursing homes shall be authorized to employ licensed medication aides; and to be approved as a qualified facility, the facility must have an overall 5-star quality rating of 3, 4, or 5 from the most recent data available on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' website. Changes references to the Department of Public Health to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services. Provides that the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation shall submit a report regarding patient safety, efficiency, and errors to the General Assembly no later than one year (instead of 6 months) after the implementation of the amendatory Act. Restricts licenses from being renewed or restored. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/26/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Terra Costa Howard
  1/27/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/27/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Amy Elik
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  2/18/2022HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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