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 Bill Status of SB0936  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  HEALTH-TECH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Iris Y. Martinez - Emil Jones, Jr. and Ira I. Silverstein

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
410 ILCS 212/1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Family Case Management Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
410 ILCS 212/1
Adds reference to:
New Act

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Creates the Nursing Care and Quality Improvement Act. Provides that each hospital shall implement a staffing plan that (i) provides adequate, appropriate, and quality delivery of health care services, (ii) protects patient safety, and (iii) is consistent with the requirements of the Act. Sets forth the minimum direct care registered nurse-to-patient ratios required in a unit of a hospital during each shift in that unit. Sets forth development and reevaluation requirements for the staffing plan. Prohibits a hospital from discharging, discriminating against, or retaliating against (i) a nurse in any manner with respect to any aspect of employment based on the nurse's refusal of a work assignment under certain conditions or (ii) a nurse or any individual, who, in good faith, reports a violation of the Act, initiates, cooperates, or otherwise participates in an investigation or proceeding under the Act, or informs or discusses with other individuals or with representatives of hospital employees a violation or suspected violation of the Act. Sets forth penalties for violation of the Act.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Susan Garrett
  2/8/2007SenateChief Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, Jr.
  2/8/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  3/7/2007SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/15/2007SenateDo Pass Executive; 007-005-000
  3/15/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 20, 2007
  3/21/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/21/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/21/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Human Services
  3/22/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Human Services; 006-004-000
  3/22/2007SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/22/2007SenateSecond Reading
  3/22/2007SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Martinez
  3/22/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 27, 2007
  3/22/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/30/2007SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2007
  5/31/2007SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As December 31, 2007
  12/3/2007SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Rules
  5/31/2008SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As January 13, 2009
  1/13/2009SenateSession Sine Die

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