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 Bill Status of HB4089  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
210 ILCS 45/2-106from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4152-106

Synopsis As Introduced
Amens the Nursing Home Care Act. In provisions concerning the use of restraints on nursing home residents, provides that a restraint may be used only under the supervision of a licensed health professional and only for a strictly defined period (instead of only for specific periods). Provides that in no case may a restraint be used for more than 2 hours. Requires continued assessment of a resident's condition to treat any ill effects resulting from the use of a restraint. Sets forth procedures to be used when applying a restraint. Requires that a nursing home adopt a clear, written instructional policy on the use of restraints and make the policy available to residents and their guardians or other authorized representatives. Requires a nursing home to keep records concerning the use of restraints.

DateChamber Action
  7/7/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  10/19/2005HouseFirst Reading
  10/19/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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