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 Bill Status of HB2660  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES

House Sponsors
Rep. Sonya M. Harper, Margaret Croke and Kelly M. Cassidy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
320 ILCS 20/3.1 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Adult Protective Services Act. Requires the Department on Aging to develop and implement a dementia training program that must include instruction on the identification of people with dementia, risks such as wandering, communication impairments, and elder abuse, and the best practices for interacting with people with dementia. Provides that training of at least 2 hours shall be completed at the start of employment with the Adult Protective Services division. Provides that the training shall cover the following subjects: (i) Alzheimer's disease and dementia; (ii) safety risks; and (iii) communication and behavior. Requires persons who are employees of the Adult Protective Services division on the effective date of the amendatory Act to complete this training within 6 months after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Provides that annual continuing education shall include at least 2 hours of dementia training covering the same subjects discussed during initial training. Grants the Department rulemaking authority.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Makes the provisions of the amendatory Act applicable to any person who is contracted with the Department on Aging and works on the development or implementation (rather than the development and implementation) of adult protective services. Requires the Department to implement (rather than develop and implement) the dementia training program.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  2/19/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/9/2021HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  3/11/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke
  3/16/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sonya M. Harper
  3/16/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/18/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/18/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  3/23/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/27/2021HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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