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 Bill Status of SB2137  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins - Donald P. DeWitte, Laura Fine, Julie A. Morrison, Adriane Johnson, Omar Aquino, Doris Turner, Cristina Castro, Celina Villanueva, Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas, Christopher Belt, Ann Gillespie, Ram Villivalam, Meg Loughran Cappel, Suzy Glowiak Hilton, Linda Holmes, John Connor, Mattie Hunter, Robert Peters, Karina Villa, Laura M. Murphy, Laura Ellman, Mike Simmons, Melinda Bush, Thomas Cullerton, Steve Stadelman, Sara Feigenholtz, Emil Jones, III, Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Patricia Van Pelt, Napoleon Harris, III, Antonio Muñoz, Rachelle Crowe and Jil Tracy

House Sponsors
(Rep. Anna Moeller - Suzanne Ness - Charles Meier and Kelly M. Burke)

Human Services Committee Hearing May 12 2021 8:30AM Virtual Room 3 Springfield, IL

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/5/2021HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 45/3-102.3 new
5 ILCS 100/5-45.8 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nursing Home Care Act. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall require each long-term care facility in the State, as a condition of facility licensure, to adopt and implement written policies, provide for the availability of technology to facility residents, and ensure that appropriate staff and other capabilities are in place to prevent the social isolation of facility residents. Contains specified requirements for the social isolation prevention policies. Provides that the Department shall distribute civil monetary penalty funds, as approved by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and any other available federal and State funds, upon request, to facilities for communicative technologies and accessories needed for the purposes of the provisions. Provides that whenever the Department conducts an inspection of a long-term care facility, the Department's inspector shall determine whether the long-term facility is in compliance with the provisions and the policies, protocols, and procedures adopted pursuant to the provisions. Requires the Department to adopt rules necessary to implement the provisions within 60 days after the amendatory Act's effective date (and makes conforming changes in the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act). Contains other provisions. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Removes language providing that the Department of Public Health shall require each long-term care facility in the State to perform specified actions as a condition of facility licensure. Provides that the social isolation prevention policies shall not be interpreted as a substitute for in person visitation, but shall be wholly in addition to the existing in person visitation policies. Provides that a resident's individualized visitation plan shall give priority to the resident's preferences over the preferences of the resident's representative. Provides that a long-term care facility may apply for (rather than the Department shall distribute) civil monetary penalty fund grants, and may request other available federal and State funds to obtain assistive and supportive technologies and related accessories that would facilitate communication between residents and other family members, friends, and external support systems. Provides that the Department (rather than the Department's inspector) shall determine whether a long-term care facility is in compliance with the provisions whenever the Department conducts an annual licensure and certification survey, when a complaint is received, or as frequently as may be necessary (rather than whenever the Department conducts an inspection of a long-term care facility). Provides that a noncompliant long-term care facility shall be liable to pay an administrative penalty as a Type "C" violation. Provides that implementation of an administrative penalty as a Type "C" violation under the provisions shall not be imposed prior to January 1, 2023. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
In provisions amending the Nursing Home Care Act, provides that the social isolation prevention policies adopted by each long-term care facility shall be consistent with the rights and privileges guaranteed to residents and constraints provided under specified provisions of the Nursing Home Care Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/16/2021SenateAssigned to Health
  3/24/2021SenateTo Subcommittee on Long-Term Care & Aging
  4/6/2021SenateReported Back To Health; 005-000-000
  4/8/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donald P. DeWitte
  4/9/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/9/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/13/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Health
  4/13/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/14/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Health; 015-000-000
  4/14/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 15, 2021
  4/14/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Doris Turner
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina H. Pacione-Zayas
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Christopher Belt
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ann Gillespie
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Meg Loughran Cappel
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzy Glowiak Hilton
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. John Connor
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  4/20/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 21, 2021
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/20/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/21/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/21/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  4/21/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Napoleon Harris, III
  4/22/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Health
  4/22/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/23/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  4/23/2021SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As April 30, 2021
  4/28/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Health; 015-000-000
  4/28/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy
  4/29/2021SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/29/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Collins
  4/29/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  4/30/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/30/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  5/4/2021HouseFirst Reading
  5/4/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/5/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Ness
  5/5/2021HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  5/5/2021HouseAlternate Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. Suzanne Ness
  5/6/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Burke
  5/6/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne Ness
  5/6/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier

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