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 Bill Status of SB0693  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  EMS SYSTEMS-TRANSPORT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Melinda Bush - Steve Stadelman - Adriane Johnson - Linda Holmes, Emil Jones, III, Laura Ellman, Mike Simmons, Laura Fine, Jason Plummer and Laura M. Murphy

House Sponsors
(Rep. Deb Conroy - William Davis)

Hearings
Health Care Licenses Committee Hearing May 12 2021 9:30AM www.ilga.gov Virtual Room 1 Springfield, IL


Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 50/3.155


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Systems Act. Provides that when a patient has been determined by EMS personnel to (1) have no immediate life-threatening injuries or illness, (2) not be under the influence of drugs or alcohol, (3) have no immediate or obvious need for transport to an emergency department, and (4) have an immediate need for transport to an EMS System-approved mental health facility, the EMS personnel may contact Online Medical Control or his or her EMS Medical Director or Emergency Communication Registered Nurse to request bypass or diversion of the closest emergency department and request transport to the closest or appropriate EMS System-approved mental health facility.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill with the following change. Provides that EMS personnel may transport a patient to an EMS System-approved urgent care or immediate care facility that meets the proper criteria and is approved by Online Medical Control or his or her EMS Medical Director or Emergency Communications Registered Nurse.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/25/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  2/25/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/25/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2021SenateAssigned to Behavioral and Mental Health
  3/16/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  3/16/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  3/16/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Ellman
  3/16/2021SenatePostponed - Behavioral and Mental Health
  3/16/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  3/17/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Adriane Johnson
  3/17/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  3/19/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/19/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Behavioral and Mental Health
  3/23/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/23/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - 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
  3/25/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Melinda Bush
  3/25/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/7/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Behavioral and Mental Health
  4/13/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jason Plummer
  4/14/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Behavioral and Mental Health; 011-000-000
  4/16/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/21/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Bush
  4/21/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 22, 2021
  4/22/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  4/22/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/22/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  4/23/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/23/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  4/29/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee

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