Bill Status of SB2854  93rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
755 ILCS 60/2.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Organ Donation Request Act. Provides that if a person authorized under the Act to consent to the donation of a decedent's organs is not immediately available for an organ procurement agency to make a request for such consent, the hospital may use organ preservation equipment and techniques to maintain the viability of the decedent's organs. Provides that neither a decedent's estate nor a relative or guardian of a decedent may be required to pay for any costs associated with organ preservation. Provides that a hospital that initiates organ preservation measures must bear all costs associated with the organ preservation if (i) the recipient of the preserved organ is indigent, (ii) a person authorized to consent to the donation of the decedent's organs cannot be located within a reasonable time, or (iii) a person authorized to consent does not consent.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2004SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Richard J. Winkel, Jr.
  2/6/2004SenateFirst Reading
  2/6/2004SenateReferred to Rules
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die