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 Bill Status of SB1541  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  EMS SYSTEMS-MENTAL HEALTH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Antonio Muñoz, Jason Plummer and Dale Fowler

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/23/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 50/3.20


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Allows limited EMS System participation by alternative health care facilities for mental health care if specified requirements are met. Provides that the Department of Public Health shall adopt rules implementing the provisions, including the types of licensed alternative health care facilities that may participate in an EMS System and the limitations of participation. Provides that the EMS System providers and alternative health care facilities shall agree to comply with all Department administrative rules implementing the provisions. Provides that EMS System providers who transport patients under the provisions shall be reimbursed by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services under specified provisions of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2021SenateAssigned to Behavioral and Mental Health
  3/16/2021SenatePostponed - Behavioral and Mental Health
  3/24/2021SenateDo Pass Behavioral and Mental Health; 010-000-000
  3/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2021
  4/13/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason Plummer
  4/19/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  4/22/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/22/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2021
  4/23/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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