Bill Status of SB3753 101st General Assembly
Short Description: SURGICAL SMOKE EVACUATION
Sen. Julie A. Morrison and Laura M. Murphy
| 1/13/2021||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the University of Illinois Hospital Act, the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act, and the Hospital Licensing Act. Requires hospitals organized under the University of Illinois Hospital Act or licensed under the Hospital Licensing Act and ambulatory surgical treatment centers licensed under the Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Act to: adopt policies to ensure the elimination of surgical smoke by use of a surgical smoke evacuation system for each procedure that generates surgical smoke from the use of energy-based devices, including electrosurgery and lasers; and report to the Department of Public Health within 90 days after the amendatory Act's effective date that the policies have been adopted.