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 Bill Status of HB0044  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  HOME CARE WORKER PROTECT ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Sidney H. Mathias - Angelo Saviano, Milton Patterson, Roger Jenisch, Sara Feigenholtz, Karen May, Kathleen A. Ryg, Robin Kelly, Jack McGuire, Eddie Washington, Michael K. Smith, William Delgado, Cynthia Soto and Karen A. Yarbrough

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. M. Maggie Crotty - Susan Garrett - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Edward D. Maloney, Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson, Dave Sullivan and Martin A. Sandoval)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Home Care Consumer and Worker Protection Act. If an agency places a home care worker with a consumer to provide home care services, requires the agency to give the worker and the consumer a notice setting forth the rights and responsibilities of each of them as well as appropriate phone numbers and addresses of the Office of the Attorney General. Authorizes the Attorney General to investigate complaints of violations of the Act, issue cease-and-desist orders, and seek injunctive relief. Provides for a civil penalty of $1,000 per day for each day that a violation continues. Effective January 1, 2006.

 Fiscal Note (Dept. on Aging)
 No impact to the Illinois Department on Aging.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Deletes reference to:
New Act
Adds reference to:
30 ILCS 105/5.650 new
210 ILCS 55/Act title
210 ILCS 55/1from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2801
210 ILCS 55/1.01from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2801.01
210 ILCS 55/2from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2802
210 ILCS 55/2.03a new
210 ILCS 55/2.08 new
210 ILCS 55/2.09 new
210 ILCS 55/2.10 new
210 ILCS 55/2.11 new
210 ILCS 55/2.12 new
210 ILCS 55/3.3 new
210 ILCS 55/3.7 new
210 ILCS 55/4from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2804
210 ILCS 55/6.3 new
210 ILCS 55/6.7 new
210 ILCS 55/7from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2807
210 ILCS 55/8from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2808
210 ILCS 55/9.01from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2809.01
210 ILCS 55/9.02from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2809.02
210 ILCS 55/9.03from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2809.03
210 ILCS 55/9.04from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2809.04
210 ILCS 55/10.01from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2810.01
210 ILCS 55/10.05 new
210 ILCS 55/12from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2812
210 ILCS 55/14from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 2814
210 ILCS 62/15
225 ILCS 46/15
225 ILCS 510/3from Ch. 111, par. 953
225 ILCS 510/4from Ch. 111, par. 954
405 ILCS 30/4.3

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the State Finance Act, the Home Health Agency Licensing Act, and the Health Care Worker Background Check Act. Changes the short title of the Home Health Agency Licensing Act to the Home Health, Home Services, and Home Nursing Agency Licensing Act, and requires the licensure of home services agencies and home nursing agencies on and after September 1, 2008; provides for the licensure of such agencies in conjunction with the licensure of a home health agency. Requires the Department of Public Health to adopt standards for the licensure and operation of home services agencies and home nursing agencies. Creates the Home Care Services Agency Licensure Fund as a special fund in the State treasury, and provides for the deposit of fees and fines collected in relation to the licensure of home services agencies and home nursing agencies into the fund; provides that moneys in the fund shall be used for administering the licensure of such agencies. Changes the name of the Home Health Advisory Committee to the Home Health and Home Services Advisory Committee, and adds 4 members to represent the home services agency profession; also specifies the constituencies to be represented by the 4 members appointed to represent the general public; adds duties of the committee in relation to the licensure of home services agencies and home nursing agencies. Provides that for purposes of the Health Care Worker Background Check Act, "health care employer" includes home services agencies and home nursing agencies. Amends the End Stage Renal Disease Facility Act, the Nurse Agency Licensing Act, and the Community Services Act to make conforming changes. Makes other changes. Effective January 1, 2006.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  12/17/2004HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  1/12/2005HouseFirst Reading
  1/12/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/26/2005HouseAssigned to Human Services Committee
  1/27/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  1/27/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  1/27/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  1/27/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelo Saviano
  2/3/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  2/9/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Milton Patterson
  2/9/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Roger Jenisch
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  2/10/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  2/16/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Careen M Gordon
  2/18/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  2/18/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  3/1/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  3/8/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Robin Kelly
  3/9/2005HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Human Services Committee; 010-000-000
  3/10/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  3/16/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Washington
  3/16/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  3/16/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  3/17/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. William Delgado
  4/8/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2005HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2005HouseFiscal Note Filed
  4/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  4/11/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/12/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  4/12/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/12/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  4/13/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  4/13/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Human Services Committee
  4/14/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Human Services Committee; 011-000-000
  4/14/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/14/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/14/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough
  4/14/2005HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  4/14/2005HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/14/2005HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/14/2005HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  4/14/2005HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Naomi D. Jakobsson
  4/14/2005HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  4/14/2005HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Careen M Gordon
  4/14/2005HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  4/15/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  4/15/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40(a)
  4/15/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  4/15/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 19, 2005
  4/20/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  4/21/2005SenateFirst Reading
  4/21/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  4/21/2005SenateAssigned to Health & Human Services
  4/28/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  5/3/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson
  5/4/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  5/5/2005SenateDo Pass Health & Human Services; 010-000-000
  5/5/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 10, 2005
  5/5/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Sullivan
  5/17/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  5/18/2005SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  7/1/2005SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Rules
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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