Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Act. Requires the Health Facilities and Services Review Board to establish a separate set of rules and guidelines for long-term care for submission to the Index Division of the Office of Secretary of State no later than April 1, 2016. Requires the Health Services Review Board Long-term Care Facility Advisory Subcommittee to, in conjunction with the Board, study new approaches to the current bed need formula and Health Service Area boundaries and submit its recommendations to the Chairman of the Board no later than October 1, 2015. Requires the Chairman of the Board to ensure that the Health Services Review Board Long-term Care Facility Advisory Subcommittee includes 2 members recommended from each of the 3 statewide long-term care provider associations. Revokes all appointments to the Subcommittee on January 1, 2016 if by that time the Subcommittee has failed to recommend a separate set of rules and guidelines governing long-term care. Sets forth membership for the new Subcommittee to be appointed by the Board. Effective immediately.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the substantive provisions of the introduced bill with technical and formatting changes. Requires the Chairman of the Board to ensure that the Health Services Review Board Long-term Care Facility Advisory Subcommittee includes 2 members recommended from each of the 3 statewide long-term care provider associations by January 1, 2016. Provides that voting members of the Subcommittee shall be appointed for 3-year terms, with one-third of the terms expiring each January, to be determined by lot. Effective immediately.
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the bill as amended by House Amendment No. 1. Makes the following changes: deletes a provision requiring the Subcommittee to submit draft rules regarding the Subcommittee's responsibility for the review of long-term care projects to the Board. Requires the Subcommittee to submit recommendations to the Chairman of the Board concerning bed need by January 1, 2017 (instead of January 1, 2016). Makes changes to the composition of the Subcommittee, including both voting members and ex-officio non-voting members. Provides that the Subcommittee Chair shall serve for a period of 3 years instead of one year. Effective immediately.