Bill Status of SB1990  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  NURSING-DELEGATION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Patrick J. Joyce - Jacqueline Y. Collins - Michael E. Hastings, Robert Peters, Laura M. Murphy, Bill Cunningham and Celina Villanueva

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
225 ILCS 65/50-10was 225 ILCS 65/5-10
225 ILCS 65/50-75
225 ILCS 65/60-35


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Nurse Practice Act. Provides that registered professional nursing practice is a scientific process founded on a professional body of knowledge; it is a learned profession based on the understanding of the human condition across the life span and environment and includes all nursing specialties and means the performance of any nursing act based upon professional knowledge, judgment, and skills acquired by means of completion of an approved professional nursing education program. Provides that registered professional nurses may delegate nursing interventions and tasks (rather than nursing interventions) to other registered professional nurses and licensed practical nurses based on a comprehensive nursing assessment. Provides that registered professional nurses may delegate tasks to unlicensed personnel based on a comprehensive nursing assessment. Provides that a registered professional nurse is prohibited from delegating work requiring nursing knowledge, assessment, judgment, inference, decision making (including medication administration), the development of a plan of care, and the evaluation of a plan of care to unlicensed non-nurse personnel. Removes provisions concerning delegation of nursing interventions and administration of medications in community-based or in-home care settings. Makes other changes. Effective August 1, 2021.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Patrick J. Joyce
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/3/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters
  3/16/2021SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities
  3/25/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/1/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  4/8/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/12/2021SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Celina Villanueva
  4/13/2021SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings
  4/15/2021SenatePostponed - Licensed Activities
  4/16/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/23/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As April 30, 2021